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Tapestry medallion

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The ground is pink wool. On this are four diagonal bands that form a lozenge which encloses a plant motif; a semi-circular medallion joining the bands is in two corners of the lozenge. The warp is wool; the weft is pink, dark and light blue, green and yellow wool and natural-colored linen....

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 17 x 16.5 cm (6 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts