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Ground dark blue; design dark red, yellow, green and white; pieces of borders sewed onto heavy linen woven like canvas. Importation 204. 07.462a: An L-shaped tapestry that shows the design of a bird, geometric motifs, a medallion enclosing a bust, a fish and a tree. 07.462b: fragment of a band...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall (a): 14 x 6.5 cm (5 1/2 x 2 9/16 in.) Height x width (b): 30 x 5 cm (11 13/16 x 1 15/16 in.) Height x width (c): 8 x 3 cm (3 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts