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The ground is of brown wool. On this is an octagon encircling a mounted horseman; a hare and a bird flank the head of the horseman, woven with white and stained yellow wool.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.


Height x width: 10 x 9 cm (3 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry, dovetailed


Textiles and Fashion Arts