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The main field is greenish brown. In the center is a small square enclosing a man mounted on an animal, and surrounded by a circle. Lozenges and circles, each enclosing a cross motif, and beyond this is a narrow ornamental border. The design is woven with light tan colored wool which looks as...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 19 x 18 cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts