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Made of more than one piece. The design is divided into four parallel bands. Two bands on one side show candelabra-like motifs. One of the two others shows two four-petal motifs, a bird (parrot?) and fish and the other shows animals and a putto (?) surrounded by floral motifs. The design is...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Tapestry, wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts