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Tapestry fragment

Dark red ground on which is a design of two diagonal bands that converge at the top and enclose half of an oblong-shaped motif framing floral forms; the two diagonal bands enclose leaf-like motifs. On the left is a segment of a roundel with octangonal motifs, of red, blue, light and dark green...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century

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Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts