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Warp of linen, the ground is of red wool. The design of three men on rampant horses and a haloed man holding a spade-like object is woven with green, yellow, brown and red wool and natural colored linen. These forms are enclosed by two borders, one consists of blocks and the other of...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century


Overall: 9.3 x 40 cm (3 11/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts