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Medallion made of more than one piece. On a red ground is a large crowned human figure carrying (?) a figure on a throne; two haloed human figures flank the crowned figure. The border encloses lotus-like motifs on both sides of a scrolling branch. The warp is natural-colored linen and the design...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts