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Fragment of medallion

Warp of linen; ground of red wool; the design consists of a central medallion enclosing two animals under a plant. Surrounding the medallion are stylized plant motifs, animals and birds. The border consists of a scroll with lotus-like flowers at both sides framed by two narrower borders; woven...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts