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Fragment of a tapestry roundel

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Warp of yellow wool; ground of brown wool; design of natural-colored linen. The center of the medallion contains a mounted horseman, with head and legs in profile and body and arms turned forward. The wide and narrow borders are joined by four circles in which are animal forms. The areas...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 19.5 cm (8 7/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.386

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles