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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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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts