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Dark green woolen ground into which are woven two parallel light brown bands, each framed by a red border. On the brown bands is a design of a row of flowering plants with stems and branches, in red, pink and green wool. On the red border are oblong forms of brown and green wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islmaic, 7th–8th century


Overall: 20 x 25.5 cm (7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts