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Fragment of a border

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; the design consists of a heart-shaped leaf (?) and a basket-like motif with a tree (?), woven with red, light blue, dark brown and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. Sewed onto a fragment of yellow woolen fabric shaped like the neck of a...

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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