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Fragment of a border

On the dark brownish blue ground is a design, woven with light tan colored wool, which was probably white when it was new, design of connected small and large lozenges; each large lozenge frames a bust; vine branches surround the large lozenges; pairs of human figures with raised arms flank the...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Wool, Tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts