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Fragment of a border

Warp of natural-colored linen; ground of the main area of deep pink wool; design consists of a tree with a central medallion; and four heart-shaped motifs, two above and two below the tree; design is woven with brown, dark and light green, pink and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. The two...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

11.1397

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles