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The warp is of linen; the ground of deep rose-colored wool; in the center is a circle enclosing two human figures standing on each side of a tree and extending their arms towards it. In each of the four corners of the square is a bird in profile. The design is woven with light and dark blue,...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 12 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

09.112

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles