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Tapestry fragment

The ground is woven of neutral yellow wool; on it is a design woven with a brown colored wool. The middle of the lower part of the design shows a rectangular area with two pendants flanked by a medallion enclosing a duck or a bird on each side. A human figure is in the middle between the two...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Wool Tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts