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Fragment of a shoulder band

Reddish wool ground; on this are leaf-like forms of dark green, filled with candelabra plant motifs; half leaf forms border the frame; woven with yellow, green and brown and red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts