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Fragment of border

Band made of more than one piece. On the upper left are two figures framed by a mandorla-like motif and on the upper right are four haloed figures. In the lower half are a female figure holding a child, probably the Virgin Mary and Christ the Child, and a group of haloed figures facing her. The...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

11.1442

Medium or Technique

Tapestry, wool and linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles