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White woolen warp; deep violet woolen ground; design consists of three rectangular areas of which the central one is narrower than the two on the sides; the composition is framed by a broad border that contains geometric and conventional floral motifs. Each of the two rectangular areas on the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century


Height x width: 66.3 x 37 cm (26 1/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts