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Fragment of a band

Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design of two medallions of which one encloses an animal and the other encloses two birds flanking a tree; two half medallions, one on each side of the border are between the full medallions; most of the red weft is worn and the details are identified by...

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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