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Circular tapestry medallion

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Warp of linen; ground of red wool, with design of green, dark blue and red wool and natural-colored linen. Design shows birds, tree motifs and plants surrounding a small central medallion enclosing a human head (?). Border of irregular blocks of different colors. Much stained. Design shows...

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Credit Line

Everett Fund

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


Height x width: 14.5 x 17.4 cm (5 11/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts