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Ground of red wool; design consists of four diagonal bands forming half lozenges of which one encloses half a medallion; a lozenge enclosing a four-petal rosette is in the center between the four diagonal bands; woven with dark red, dark and light blue, yellow, orange and green wool. Evidently...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 12 x 41.5cm (4 3/4 x 16 5/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


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