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Medallion tapestry

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Red woolen ground into which is woven with white line two birds separated by a candelabra-like tree motif with branches on both sides. Design shows Sassanian influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 18 cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.410

Medium or Technique

Tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles