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Two shoulder bands (clavi)

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Two shoulder bands. Warp is linen; the ground of the main areas is deep pink wool and that of the borders is pale yellow. The design shows a branching grape vine with men on one side and animals on the other. The men facing the animals on each band play music on a pipe (the god Pan ?), hold...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall (a): 10 x 62 cm (3 15/16 x 24 7/16 in.) Overall (b): 10 x 61.5 cm (3 15/16 x 24 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts