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Warp of linen; ground of deep violet, design of light and dark green, red and orange wool and natural-colored linen, shows a row of heart-shaped leaf motifs and candelabra-like branches; each leaf encloses a trefoil motif. (Found in one of the books given to the Museum : "The Christ...

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Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Charles G. Loring

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

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 18 cm (2 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.2037

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles