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Fragment of medallion

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Warp of linen; ground of blue wool; woven with yellow, red, green, light and dark brown and white wool and natural colored linen; ground of the border is of red wool; design of a human head (?) in a medallion in the center surrounded by four lozenges formed by disconnected small rectangular...

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Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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


Height x width: 4 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. (11.7 x 14 cm)

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts