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Ground: entirely cut away. Warps: brown wool. Design: motif from tapestry band such as in 37.380; of brown and dark blue wool and cream cotton. Cream ram with patterned ribbons flying from its collar; placed on brown rectangle (15.5 x 10 cm); edged on four sides with narrow cream stripe. On top,...

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Provenance

1934, purchased by the MFA for $295.70 (total price for 34.114-120). (Accession Date: April 5, 1934)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

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

Object Place

Iran, Iraq, or eastern Mediterranean

Dimensions

Height x width: 21.4 x 14.5 cm (8 7/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.120

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles