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Tapestry: Large medal with pendant

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Oval medallion of violet wool and white linen; in the middle is an all-over design of octagons and diamonds. The main area is framed by two borders of which the inner encloses repeated lozenge motifs and the outer consists of interconnected branches with vine leaf motifs. The pendant ends with...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 3rd–4th century


Overall: 35.5 x 62 cm (14 x 24 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool and eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts