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Tapestry border

Warp of linen; ground of deep violet wool; on this are four outlined candelabra tree motifs on each side of a narrow band. The borders enclose scrolled linear branches with candelabra floral motifs; the tree and plant motifs in the band and those in the borders are of natural-colored linen; the...

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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