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Irregularly shaped fragment of wool

Draw-loom woven with woolen or cotton yarns; compound ½ twill. On a tan ground, upper right, part of a very large roundel with brick-red pearl border. Inside, a red conventionalized tree on central axis; at right, body and tail of a red bird partly on tan, partly on pale green ground. Yellow...

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Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian or Eastern Mediterranean, 8th–9th century A.D.

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Wool; Compound weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts