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Natural colored linen, into which are woven three shoulder bands (clavi) of which two are connected. Design shows connected heart-shaped motifs, in blue, pink, and yellow. The motifs in one of the two connected bands are woven in dark and light blue and those in the other band are in dark and...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 41 cm (9 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.722

Medium or Technique

Linen tapestry

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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