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Rectangular band

Borders made of more than one piece. The design consists of three parallel bands with stylized forms of animals, fish and flowers woven with yellow, green, brown and red wool on a red ground. Framed by a narrow green border with a yellow wavecrest design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts