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Fragment of border

Warp of linen; ground of red wool, the design consists of a central roundel that encloses two animals flanking a tree. At each side of the roundel are floral motifs and a human figure holding an elongated object; a narrow band that encloses disconnected discs divides the area flanking the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts