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Part of the neck of a garment

White woolen cloth stained to deep yellow in places; the vertical and horizontal bands are dark brown wool with rows of forms that resemble bowknots, possibly stylized forms of running animals, woven with white linen; on the edges are rows of slanting white stitches and occasional threads of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 9th–10th century A.D. (?)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts