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Tapestry band

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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design of a haloed female figure in a rectangular area, linear oval motifs are in the lower half of the band; woven with blue, green, red and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. Most of the wool weft in the lower half of the band has been destraoyed and in...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 8.5 x 34.5 cm (3 3/8 x 13 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts