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Circular medallion with a female figure

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Warp white linen. A circle of dark blue wool surrounds the main field of deep yellow wool; in this is woven a human figure with extended arms. The colors are dark blue, red, yellow and light green.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 10 x 8.2 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts