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Fragment with a tapestry roundel

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Neutral yellow wool with a medallion design woven with neutral brown wool and light neutral linen. The design consists of a central roundel that encloses fish and unidentifiable motifs. Surrounding the central roundel are similar motifs of fish as well as birds and unidentifiable motifs....

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Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–10th century A.D.


Overall: 20.5 x 18 cm (8 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft, dovetailed


Textiles and Fashion Arts