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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. In the center of the medallion is a mounted horseman with legs and head in profile, and body and arms facing forward. More distinct than the similar figure in 08.386. The wide and narrow borders are joined by four...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 21.5 x 23 cm (8 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts