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Tapestry fragment

Warp of white wool; weft of wool with touches of linen. Woven into a red woollen ground are two bands of bright green ground with designs of fish, animals, plants and human figures, woven in red, yellow, blue and pink wool and natural colored linen. Between the two bands is a narrow stripe with...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts