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Green woolen warp; ground of green wool; a design of a band woven with Indian red, bright red, green, light and dark blue and yellow wool with white linen; design shows fish (?), plants and a human figure with a raised hand; framed by a festooned motif; the medallion at the end of the band shows a...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 21.4 x 47.5 cm (8 7/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts