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The design shows Byzantine influence. White woolen ground in which are two wide stripes. The design, birds face to face, pairs of human figures and a head in a circle is woven with dark blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 3rd–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 5/8 x 12 3/8 in. (32 x 31.5 cm)

Accession Number

10.133

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles