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Warp of yellow wool; design of a pair of figures and a row of three animals (?) on each side of a circular medallion in the center of the band. Each of the figures raises the right arm (dancer ?); woven in red, green, blue, yellow and brown wool and natural colored linen.

Credit Line

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