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Tapestry borders

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Two borders fastened together. Ground of the main fields is of pink wool; design consists of connected bands which form connected triangular motifs enclosing birds and plants; woven with green, light and dark blue, red and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. On the edges of both borders are...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 44 x 19cm (17 5/16 x 7 1/2in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts