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Yellow wool with a red inwoven band (22.790a: probably a sleeve band). Design consists of a row of connected octagonal motifs, of which some frame single rosettes and others enclose single dots in the center. The design is framed by repeated loop-like motifs. The outlines, in yellow wool, are...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall (a): 9 x 35.5 cm (3 9/16 x 14 in.) Overall (b): 8 x 28 cm (3 1/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

22.790a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry, with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles