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The ground of the main field is natural colored linen; the design of a bucking horse is in a square in the center surrounded by a border with an all-over pattern of lozenge motifs and half circles, each enclosing a cross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 1st (?)–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 12 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.429

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles