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The garment was of white wool, into it a shoulder band is woven, with white and brownish dark blue wool. The design consists of animals, plant forms and rectangular areas that enclose conventional trees. On each end are oval pendants enclosing animals. Very similar to 15.706, probably belongs...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century A.D.


Overall: 5 x 53.5 cm (1 15/16 x 21 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tapestry; dovetailed, soumak


Textiles and Fashion Arts