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Weaving with a tapestry roundel

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Red woolen ground into which is woven a circular medallion. The ground of the medallion is natural-colored linen, on this are plant forms surrounding a a central crenulated medallion enclosing a bird, in blue, red, green and yellow wool. Bands of dark blue, yellow and green wool and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.


Overall: 19 x 18.5 cm (7 1/2 x 7 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts