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Red woolen ground on which is an all over ogival frame work enclosing discs. In the center is a circle in which is a head surrounded by a halo. Around the edge is a narrow border of dark blue and white wool. The design of medallions is woven with green, blue, red and yellow wool and white...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 3rd–7th century A.D.


13 x 15 cm (5 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .15 x .13

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts