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Tapestry fragment of a band

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Ground, natural colored linen: design woven in red, dull yellow, light green, and dark blue wool. Design shows connected lozenges each enclosing alternately a bird and a six-pointed star.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 14.5 x 31.5 cm (5 11/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.2382

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles