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Fragment of a tapestry border

Warp of linen; design of discs separated by various forms, is of light and dark green, red, orange and blue wool and natural-colored linen. Probably a fragment of a shoulder band (clavus)

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