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Two fragments

a-Sewed on heavy linen; warp, linen; ground of red, design of black, gray, blue, green, and yellow wool. Design shows a lozenge inside a rectangle and a triangular unit in each of the four corners of the rectangle. The border shows repeated L-shaped motifs.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts