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Yellow wool and part of a small medallion woven with red, blue, green and yellow; the design in the medallion shows a central roundel flanked by candelabra-like plant motifs and two human heads (?); a third plant is in the lower half of the roundel and an animal (?) is in the upper half.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts