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Tapestry band

Linen warp; woolen and linen weft; ground is in pinkish red wool; design in green, red and yellow wool and white linen consists of branches that form lozenges, each enclosing a heart-shaped leaf; in the middle are two narrow bands with scrolled branches that divide the design and flank a female...

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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