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Fragment of a border

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; the design consists of plant forms including leaf-shaped motifs, pairs of plants and candelabra-shaped trees; woven with dark blue, red and yellow wool and natural-colored linen; the ground of the borders is of red wool with branches and dots woven...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts