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Fragment of a medallion

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The ground is woven with red wool, the design consists of human figures and indistinguishable forms woven with light neutral colored linen, green and yellowish green and dark blue wool. Full of holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

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


Height x width: 8.5 x 10 cm (3 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts