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Tapestry medallion fragment

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Warp of blue wool; ground of red wool; design of a peocock (?) in a circle, in green, dark-blue, yellow and pink wool; design shows Sassanian influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 11.3 x 5.4 cm (11.3 x 5.4 cm)

Accession Number

96.283

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles