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Two tapestry fragments

Warp of linen; ground of pinkish red wool; the design shows flattened roundels each enclosing two human figures standing side by side and framed on the top by an arch-like motif. Triangular motifs bracket the areas outside the circles; design is of dark and light blue, yellow and pink wool, and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts