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Warp of linen; ground of white linen; design consists a candelabra tree motif in the centre surrounded by four leaf-shaped forms each enclosing a plant (?); two half leaf motifs and two half candelabra-shaped trees border the four sides of the frame; small disconnected discs form lozenges that...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 14.5 cm (5 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.313

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles