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Cuff of a tunic

Warp of white wool; weft, wool with touches of linen. Woven into a red woollen ground are two bands of bright green ground with designs of fish, animals, plants and human figures, woven in red, yellow, blue and pink wool and natural colored linen. Between the two bands is a narrow stripe with...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

07.460

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes