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Leaf-shaped medallion

The ground is natural colored linen; the design of one leaf-like form framing a five petal motif on a triangular base, is woven with blue, red, yellow and green wool. Probably a fragment of a hanging. Like 15.443, but smaller.

Credit Line

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