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Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of red, dark and light blue, green, pink and yellow wool. Design shows a rectangular unit that encloses small roundels, two crosses and other figures that are difficult to identify.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 18.5 x 32 cm (7 5/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts