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Tapestry band

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Warp of linen; ground of red wool with a design of natural colored linen and traces of green wool. Design shows a central medallion enclosing a standing female figure with raised arms; flanking the medallion are two horizontal areas with motifs of trees and lions. The shape and the size of the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 10 x 23.5 cm (3 15/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts