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Fragment of a medallion

The main field is of dark blue wool surrounded by a band of pink wool. The design consists of a vase, from which grows a symmetrical blossoming plant; on each side of the vase is a small bird. The other forms are indistinct. Woven with light and deep pink, light green, yellow and dark blue...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts