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Fragment with a tapestry medallion

Sewed on to a piece of natural colored linen is a small round medallion woven with pink, green, dark blue and yellow wool. In the middle is a pink circle with a basket of fruit on it, on each of the four sides is a yellow circle enclosing a walking bird; between the outer circles and radiating...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts