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Medallion tapestry

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Red woolen ground; the design of two figures (probably women) with out-stretched arms and separated by a candelabra-like tree motif, design is of natural colored linen. Like 15.455 and 15.457.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 10.7 cm (4 1/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.456

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles