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Medallion made of connected tapestry fragments. A rectangular medallion in the center frames a putto holding a wreath. Surrounding the medallion are birds, a putto, an animal (?) and four flowers.This composition is surrounded by birds, fish, plants, floating putti carrying birds and a scroll...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 25.5 x 25 cm (10 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.697

Medium or Technique

Tapestry, wool and linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles