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Fragment of a tapestry border

The ground is deep pink wool; design is woven with dark and light blue, yellow, pink, green and white wool and natural-colored linen; the borders are woven with two shades of blue wool; design of a sleeping human figure (?), animals and fish (?). Two human figureres gesturing towards each other...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts