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Tapestry fragment

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Warp of linen, ground of red wool, with designs of light and dark blue, green and yellow wool; ground of the outer bands is of light green wool with semi-circular yellow branch motifs. Design in the fragment consists of two roundels, one frames two standing female figures of which one is haloed;...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 39.5 x 21.5 cm (15 9/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts