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Fragment of garment

Warp of linen; bands with brocaded designs are sewed onto a piece of heavy natural-colored linen; ground of the bands is of greenish-gray wool and the design is of natural-colored wool; the brocaded design shows lozenges flanked by diagonal branches with leaves on both sides. The ground of the...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-8th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.228

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes