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Fragment of a band

The ground is woven with red wool; the design consists of a row of connected diamond-shaped motifs, each enclosing a small cross woven with dark brown wool. Probably part of a clavus, similar to 55.1062. Worn.

Credit Line

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