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Fragment of a tapestry medallion

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Warp of linen; ground of dark green wool, ground of outer border and center of red wool; design of four nude female figures and two dog-like animals surrounding a central oval motif that stems from a jar and encloses a female figure; four branches stem from the central motif; design is of red,...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 19.5 x 25 cm (7 11/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts