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Fragment of a shoulder band

Fragment of a white woolen garment, into which is woven with greenish brown and white wool a band with a design of scrolls and conventional plants. The areas of the scrolls are separated by an area that encloses a tree motif. On one end is an oval pendant enclosing an animal, very similar to...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th-9th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts