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A square medallion and and L-shaped border woven into linen cloth. Warp of linen; ground of deep blue wool, scrolling design of red wool and linen. An eight-pointed star inside a roundel framed by a rectangle is in the center of the square medallion. Surrounding this central area is a scrolling...

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Provenance

Purchased from D.G. Kelekian for $25.00.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 6th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 35.1 x 26.2 cm (13 13/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.149

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles