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Leaf-like medallion

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Dark green spade-like leaf, on which is a symmetrical plant with a central branch carrying floral motifs. Woven with yellow, brown, green and red wool. Design shows Sassanian influence. Like 15.448

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.


Height x width: 9 x 12.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts