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Tapestry band

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A band of pink wool on which are two rows of parrots, separated by a narrow border of black detailed with violet brown and yellow geometric motifs. The warp is of white linen, the weft of pink, light green, yellow and dark blue, violet and black wool and natural-colored linen. The design shows...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 8 x 21 cm (3 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts