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Fragment

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

22.766

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles