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White woolen with a reddish-pink circular medallion, woven into it. On this are two crowned men appearing to hold up a plant? between them. In their other hands are sceptres(?). Woven with blue, green, yellow, golden brown and pinkish-red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 16 cm (6 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.424

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles