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Circular medallion

The ground is of light red wool, in the center stands a crowned female figure holding a dish in one hand; on the right a cupid flies toward her bearing something in his arms, and at her feet kneels another holding out a bird; on the other side is a vine, and an animal (?) lying down. The design...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–6th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts