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Fragment of a border

Warp of linen; ground of pinkish red wool; the all-over design of lines and geometric forms is of red and green wool and natural-colored linen, very similar to 96.272 a-b.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

96.270

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles