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Fragment of a circular medallion

Deep brownish violet wool ground. The design of hearts, diamonds and twisted stems bearing leaves, is woven with yellow and light green wool. The warp threads are of linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D. (?)

Accession Number

96.291

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles