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Sleeve bands

Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design of dark brown wool consists of connected lozenge motifs, each enclosing a cross. The ground is woven with red wool; same design and general color as 96.304. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts