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Piece of linen and wool

Strip of natural colored linen, ragged, with two stripes of red and one of bluish green wool across one end. Above this is a small cross embroidered with red and bluish green wool. Consists of two attached layers.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Islamic, 9th?–12th? century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts