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Leaf-like medallion

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Blue woolen ground; the design of a tree with two symmetrical leaves and round fruit-like motifs, is woven with pink, light green and yellow wool and natural colored linen. Design shows Sassanian influence. Like 15.453

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 9.5 x 14.5 cm (3 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts