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Tapestry roundel

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The main field is of pink wool with a design of two birds and a spreading symmerical plant in white linen, blue, gray, yellow and pink wool. Surrounding this are two borders, one white with trefoils in pink and one derived from a laurel wreath (?) and woven with pink, blue and yellow wool and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Height x width: 14 x 14 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts