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Warp of linen, ground of red wool; the design consists of lions and plant motifs with birds that flank a central roundel containing a bust of a haloed figure, probably a saint or a personification?; a square with a bird in each of its four corners frames the medallion; diagonal branch motifs and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 12 x 29 cm (4 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts