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Fragment of a white wool garment; the design, which is woven with brown wool, consists of two arches framing equestrian figures inside a rectangular area in the center. Three small roundels, candelabra-like motifs and human figures with raised right arms and open hands surround the central the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.


Overall: 21.5 x 19 cm (8 7/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts