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Fragment with a tapestry band

Natural colored linen; woven into this is a dark red border with hexagons enclosing a bird, a dog, and a hare; between these are irregularly shaped figures. The design is woven with yellow, light and dark green, brown and natural colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts