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Warp of linen; ground of dark red wool; design consists of a central lozenge motif surrounded by linear star-like designs and four oval units each enclosing floral motifs, woven with dark brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 14 x 16 cm (5 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts