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Corner of a band and medallion

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Dark red woolen warp; the weft of the mainfield is olive green. The light yellow ground of the band and medallion is divided into diamonds by red, dark blue and light green bands; at the intersection of the bands are dark blue disks with yellow quatrefoils or crosses in them. In the diamonds...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 26.7 x 24 cm (10 1/2 x 9 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts