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Fragment of tapestry band

Warp of linen; ground of red; design of yellow, green, and light brown wool, and natural-colored linen. Design is of an indistinct figure and floral motifs framed by a border that encloses a row of connected oval motifs. Torn.

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