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Fragment of tapestry medallion

Warp of linen; ground of red wool; the design shows a central medallion in which is represented a bust with a haloed head; surrounding the medallion are large indistinct forms, probably floral and animal motifs, of green, dark blue, yellow and brown wool, and natural-colored linen; ground of border...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts