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Fragment of a tapestry roundel

A circular medallion sewed on to a piece of yellow woolen cloth. In the center is a head, this is surounded by a wide and narrow border, the design of the wide border consists of animals and plants, of the narrow border of heart-shaped forms. Woven with natural colored linen and brown, yellow,...

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Gift of Joseph Lindon Smith

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts