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Fragment with a tapestry roundel

White woolen stained to a deep yellow. In this is a circular medallion with a red ground on which are eight connected semi-circular units that enclose birds (?) and floral motifs. In the centre of the medallion is a small circle enclosing a rosette, in green, blue and dull yellow. The border of...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts