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Natural colored linen warp; the main border has a deep violet ground, and is divided into diamonds by black, and deep yellow forms. The grounds of the two outer borders are orange, and have designs of ovals separated by groups of dots; woven with light green, light blue, and dark blue wool. ...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts