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Fragment of medallion

Warp of linen; ground of dark blue wool; the design consists of five circular forms each enclosing a human head, two vases and two birds are between these forms; the border encloses heart-shaped motifs, woven with red, yellow and white wool; sewed onto deep salmon-colored woolen cloth. Design...

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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