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Fragment with a tapestry band

Woven into a white piece of woolen cloth is a band framed by a border of geometric motifs. The design of the main area consists of two lions and a candelabra tree motif. The ground is brownish pink and the design is yellow, green, pink, white and blue wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century

Accession Number

11.1432

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles