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Red woolen ground divided into diamonds by curving vines bearing heart-shaped and three-lobed leaves. Each diamond encloses altenately a medallion with an eight-pointed motif and an oval form framed by eight leaves. The design is woven with brown wool. Probably part of a furnishing textile; the...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 6th-8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 54 x 25.5 cm (21 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.412

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles