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White woolen, into which is woven a rectangular area that encloses a human figure and two unidentifiable motifs, probably birds, woven in green, dark blue, red and yellow wool on a light brown ground; surrounding this area is a frame that encloses animals and plants, probably lotus motifs woven...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 16 x 14.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.746

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles