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The design shows Persian influence. Dark reddish brown ground, on which are horsemen, face to face and back to back, below, the horsemen are animals with long tails. The design is woven with yellow, green, yellowish-brown, and dark blue, green wool and white linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st(?)–12th century

Dimensions

22 x 32.5 cm (8 11/16 x 12 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .325 x .22

Accession Number

96.271

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles