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Tapestry band

Warp of linen; ground of wool; in the middle of the band are roundels, each enclosing small connected rectangular motifs that form a lozenge; between the central roundels are half similar ones that border the band; design is woven with blue, yellowish brown and red wool and natural colored linen....

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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