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Fragment of tapestry band

Warp, linen; ground of main band, red wool, design, greenish blue and yellow wool and white linen. Design shows a row of six oval-shaped units each framing a leaf-like motif. The ground of the borders is in yellow wool with connected oval-shaped designs.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts