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Tapestry fragment

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Design shows yellow and white bands, on which are a plant growing from a jar and a medallion framing an animal (?) in the central band. The band on the right shows a branch with a plant motif and a human form (?), and that on the left shows candelabra tree motifs and animals (?). Woven with...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century


Height x width: 28 x 36.5 cm (11 x 14 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


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