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Tapestry band

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Brown woolen cloth, with wool weft. The ground of the border is light golden brown, the design is of a third and darker shade of brown and of white linen. On each side of the middle is a reciprocal border of trefoils. In the middle are indistinct plant, bird and animal forms placed without...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 14.5 x 52.5 cm (5 11/16 x 20 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and linen; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts