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Sleeve band

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Woven into a white piece of woolen cloth is a band divided horizontally by a narrow area with a scrolling motif. Each of the upper and lower areas show two lions alternating with candelabra tree motifs; the border consists of geometric motifs. The ground of the main area is pink, and the design...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 14.5 x 26 cm (5 11/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and linen tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts