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Fragment

Circular medallion made up of several fragments. On a red ground is a stylized plant motif (?) surrounded by birds and plants (?). The border encloses yellow geometric motifs on a green ground. Design is in green, yellow, dark brown wool. Like 11.1428. Mounted on a linen piece.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

11.1439

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles