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Leaf-like medallion

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An elongated green leaf with indented edges, on which is a plant motif with two symmetrical leaves and a leaf at the top, woven with pink and yellow wool; the outlines of the edges are woven with brownish blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 7.5 x 11.5 cm (2 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts