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Leaf-shaped medallion

The ground is natural colored linen; the design is of one leaf-like form framing a five petal motif on a triangular base, is woven with blue, red, yellow and green wool. Like 15.444, but larger.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts