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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design of blue, yellow and red wool and natural-colored linen, ground of border is of blue wool. Design consists of a heart-shaped leaf surrounded by a curving lozenge-shaped branch from which stem branches on both sides; border encloses leaf motifs woven with...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 3 15/16 x 4 7/16 in. (10 x 11.3 cm)

Accession Number

01.5873

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles