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Fragment of a tapestry border

Warp of linen; ground of dark blue wool, the design of human heads, spearheads and oblong spots, is of red and light blue wool, and natural-colored linen; sewed onto a piece of natural-colored weaving.

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