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Tapestry band

Red woolen ground on which are floral motifs on stems with horizontal branches on both sides; a blue woolen stripe with "E"-like shaped motifs is in the middle of the band and similar motifs are in one border; woven with green, yellow, orange, red and white wool. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts