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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. (?)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts