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Fragment of sleeve

The design of separate heart-shaped petals is of tapestry, and is woven with red and pink wool and linen. The narrow band on one edge has a dark blue woolen ground and a design of natural-colored linen consisting of repeated triangular motifs formed by small lines, woven into a piece of...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts