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Tapestry band

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Warp of linen; ground of blue wool, design of red, yellow and green wool, and natural colored linen. Design consists of pairs of human figures and pairs of animals (dogs ?) flanking and facing censer-like motifs with branches and leaves.. In the middle and at the top end of the band are square...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 49.6 x 7.7 cm (19 1/2 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5865

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles