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Leaf-shaped medallion

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Warp, natural-colored linen; weft, linen and wool. Ground bright dark blue; design in light blue, green, yellow, red, and light tan. The design in a leaf-shaped medallion shows a stylized plant motif with two branches and fruit (?) motifs on each side and a heart-shaped floral form in the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 8 x 10.5 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

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Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts