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Fragments of medallion and pendant

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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; woven with yellow, green, blue, red and brown wool, and natural-colored linen. a) Fragment of a clavus with a pendent medallion; design shows stylized floral motifs and an animal, probably a dog; the medallion which encloses an animal, is framed by a border...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century


Overall (a): 13 x 51 cm (5 1/8 x 20 1/16 in.) Overall (b): 29 x 29 cm (11 7/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts