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Warp of linen; ground of green and red wool; design of yellow, red, brown and light green wool and natural-colored linen; design of a human head inside a central roundel surrounded by a bird, an animal and a fish (?) on one side; the other side is torn; the border encloses a scrolling branch with...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 6 7/16 x 6 1/4 in. (16.3 x 15.8 cm)

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts