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Fragment of tapestry border

Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design of brown, green and yellow wool, and natural-colored linen. Design shows a row of three connected motifs of which two are oval and one is diamond shaped, each encloses a small rosette; the small size of the border suggests that it is probably a fragment...

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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