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Tapestry band

Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design of red, green, yellow and brown wool and natural-colored linen. Design consists of a roundel with a central circle surrounded by branches and plant motifs; each of the four corners of the band is bracketed by a three-lobed medallion; a border on two...

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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