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Fragment of border

Ground of dark blue wool; design in natural colored linen consisting of repeated triangular and X-like motifs formed by disconnected small lines; very similar to the wrist-band on (T.3201).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts