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Fragment of medallion

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Warp, linen; ground of natural colored linen; design in red, green and yellow wool. Design consists of a candelabra-plant motif in the center surrounded by four similar ones of which two are enclosed in a leaf-shaped medallion; lozenges formed by disconnected circular leaves frame each plant;...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 12.5 x 13.3 cm (4 15/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts