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Fragment of medallion

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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design in dark blue, red, green, yellow and brown wool and natural-colored linen. Fragment shows part of rectangular medallion framed by an area enclosing motifs of birds, round leaves, probably lotus plants, and a hare; part of a circular motif shows that the...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 17 cm (3 15/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.257

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles