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Fragment of a band

Woven into a piece of a white woolen cloth is a band of dark brown ground with a design of squares alternating with circles; the former enclose lozenges and the latter enclose rosettes; the band is framed with a plain border of light orange wool and the design is woven with dark brown, light...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts