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Two fragments of shoulder bands

Warp and ground of the main area of the band is in linen; design is in red, blue, yellow and natural-colored linen. (a) Design consists of a leaf or a spade-like motif enclosing a plant; surrounding it are discs and a cross between half-shaped leaves that border the main area of the band;...

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Credit Line

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