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Fragment with a medallion

Warp of linen, ground of deep blue wool; design of red, white, green, orange and brown wool; red braided wool cord and band at the edge of cloth. The design consists of a central roundel framing a tree flanked by two hares; surrounding the medallion are hares, lions, a putto holding a basket and...

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Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh 1903.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century

Accession Number

03.1875

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles