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Ribbed brown wool cloth; mostly cut away. Design: motif from tapestry band, such as in 37.380, of pink, deep blue and yellow wool and cream cotton. In center, a cream lozenge within a pink lozenge, placed on a larger rectangle (9.5 x 5.5 cm.) of blue. Edged on four sides with narrow yellow...

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, May 5, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Egyptian (Coptic), Sassanian Dynasty or Early Islamic, 7th-8th century A.D.

Object Place

Iran, Iraq, or eastern Mediterranean


Height x width: 16.4 x 9.5 cm (6 7/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton tapestry weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts