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Tapestry fragment

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Warp of natural-colored linen; ground of deep pink wool. The design consists of a band enclosing two lotus-like plants connected by other floral motifs; framed by two borders enclosing geometric forms; a head and foreleg of a horse show at one side, woven with red, green, yellow and brown wool...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 9.5 x 12 cm (3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts