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Fragments of a small circular medallion

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On a pinkish red ground is a design composed of a human figure in the centre with two flanking figures in the upper half of the medallion, each extending a basket above the head of the central figure, in green, yellow, dark brown and red wool. Very worn and full of holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.3 x 9.5 cm (3 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.780

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles