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10.134a: Natural colored linen ground, on which are borders of discs and diamond motifs containing rosettes, separated by leaves. On one piece is also a border of deep scallops enclosing eight-pointed stars. The design is woven with brownish violet wool and natural colored linen thread. The...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall (a): 39 x 12 cm (15 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.) Overall (b): 67 x 11 cm (26 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.134a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, eccentric weft, dovetailed, slit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles