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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; ground of the border of dark-blue; the design of a floating putto in a medallion; probably a pendant of a shoulder band (clavus), woven with brown, green, yellow and red wool and natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

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