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Fragments of bands pieced together. The ground color of the middle band is red with three separate leaves each enclosing a trefoil plant motif. Above and below the central band are pieced fragments with birds and lotus-like plants (Nilotic motifs) on a yellow and light brown ground. Two borders...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Wool and linen, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts