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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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Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh 1903.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts