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Four small square tapestry medallions, of dark bluish-purple wool and natural linen on linen warps (11 to a cm.) each with fragmentary linen ground. Design: central square filled with geometric interlacings, surrounded by border of leaves of flowers with meandering stems. Design of b. andd. on...

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Credit Line

Source unidentified

Egyptian, 4th–5th century

Dimensions

9.2 x 9.8 cm (3 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .098 x .092

Accession Number

90.249c

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles