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Fragment of a square medallion

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Warp of linen; ground of pink wool; design consists of a lozenge fromed by four diagonal bands connected by half circles; each of the bands encloses birds; inside the lozenge is an eight pointed medallion outlined by four lobes and four corners of a square enclosing birds (?). Each corner of the...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 22.3 cm (8 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.247

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles