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Natural colored linen ground with designs woven in brown wool. The design consists of three medallions connected by squares. A Nude female figure stands in each of two medallions and a nude male is in the third. In the squares are small ducks or birds woven in light brown. Leaves fill the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 14 x 24.5 cm (5 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts