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Borders

Natural-colored linen warp; the main area of the border has a brown ground, and is divided into diamonds by black and light orange wool; the ground of the two outer borders is pink and have designs of ovals separated by dots; woven with green, light and dark blue and red wool. Design shows...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

09.108a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes