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Fragment of medallion

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Warp of linen, ground of red wool, deisgn of a central roundel enclosing two human figures framed by an arch; surrounding the medallion are tree-like motifs animals, peacock-like creatures, birds, and two human figures each seated on a brick-like seat, in light and dark-blue, red, yellow and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 24 x 28.4 cm (9 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts