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Three fragments of tapestry bands

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Design in brown wool, ground in brownish yellow wool. 90.252a: Design shows three medallions containing sequentially a putto holding a bird, two fish, and a mounted figure (?). Tree motifs with animals are between the medallions. 90.252b: Design shows one medallion that contains two fish. Tree...

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Source unidentified

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


Height x width (a): 5 1/8 x 13 3/16 in. (13 x 33.5 cm) Height x width (b): 14.5 x 19.5 cm (5 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.) Height x width (c): 10.5 x 21 cm (4 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

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Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts