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Fragment with medallion

Warp of linen, ground of the medallion of dark blue wool, ground of the outer border of deep violet wool; design of green, brown and pink wool and natural colored linen; woven into a plain woolen fabric. Design consists of a central roundel framing a a bird and a tree flanked by two hares;...

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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