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Fragment of a roundel

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Linen warp; woolen weft; ground, red; design, dark and light blue, yellow, green, pink and natural-colored linen. Design shows a central roundel framing a stylized tree motif flanked by two animals (hares ?); around the roundel are a tree and animals framed by branches. Importation 204.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century


Overall: 19.5 x 14.5 cm (7 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts