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Light cream colored wool with a design woven with dark brown wool. Design consists of two parallel bands, each showing stylized forms of five human figures, raising their right hands, probably respresenting dancers. The shape of the double bands and the parallel lines framing the figures...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D. (?)


Overall: 11 x 23 cm (4 5/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


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