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The mainfield is light green. On this are two seated figures; one wears a large yellow turban and is seated on a divan. The other wears a tall red headdress. The border consists of haloed busts, candelabra-like ornaments and floral motifs. Woven with light green, light and dark blue, yellow, and...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 9th–11th century

Accession Number

11.1423

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles