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Tapestry band

Warp: pinkish red wool. Design: wool tapestry band. Lozenge-shaped floral medallions separated by cream borders. Above and below is a narrow red border; design is woven with red, green, blue and yellow wool. At the top on a blue ground is a band of simple Kufic characters (.015 high) of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Islamic), Early Islamic, 9th–10th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.278

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles