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Circular medallion

The ground is red wool; the design of four symmetrical plant(?) forms radiating from a circle is woven with yellow wool and white linen; around the edge is a band of blue and gray broken by two yellow spots.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts