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Fragment of a tapestry medallion

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Warp of linen; the design shows two plants with flowers, one in the upper half of the roundel and the other in the lower half, each flanked by two animals. The tree in the lower half is flanked by a hare and a lion. The other animals are unidentifiable. The ground is in green wool and the design...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century


Height x width: 18 x 15.5 cm (7 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts