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Fragment: of a tapestry roundel with the Adoration of the Magi

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Warp of natural-colored linen; ground of the main area is of red wool and the design is of yellow, green, blue, and dark brown wool and natural-colored linen. The design shows the seated Virgin Mary holding Christ, the Child; facing her is a human figure; the upper half of the roundel shows a...

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Gift of Mrs. Emma B. Andrews

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


Overall: 17.5 x 18 cm (6 7/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and Wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts