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Fragment of a medallion woven with pink, red, reddish violet, orange, green, and black wool, on a ground of neutral yellow wool. Much worn. Design consists of a square with a semi-circular motif projecting from each of its four sides, forming a composition related to the eight-pointed motif. A...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.


Overall: 23 x 19.5 cm (9 1/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts