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Fragment of a border

The border is made of more than one piece; the design is divided into three bands; a roundel flanked by two four-petal motifs is in the center and tree-like motifs are in each of the two other bands. Two of the four pieced borders enclose candelabra like motifs; the ground is in red wool and the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Tapestry, wool and linen


Textiles and Fashion Arts