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Plain linen into which are woven with pink, red, bright yellow, green, and violet wool a design of birds and flowers. 10.126a: Design consists of a row of four disconnected birds that alternate with lotus-like flowers; a large hole is in one of the areas where a bird was woven. 10.126b: Design...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall (a): 15 x 40 cm (5 7/8 x 15 3/4 in.) Overall (b): 16 x 17 cm (6 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.126a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles