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Tapestry fragment

Red woolen ground with an overall design that consists of a lozenge in the center connected to half lozenges formed by bands enclosing animals and joined by circles. The central lozenge encloses plant and tree motifs and the half lozenges enclose plants, pairs of animals and a pair of nereids....

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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