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Sleeve band

Woven into a white piece of woolen cloth is a band divided horizontally by a narrow band with geometric designs similar to the motifs in the outer border. Each of the upper and lower areas show two lions alternating with candelabra tree motifs. The ground of the main area is brownish pink and...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts