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Deep, golden-brown ground on which are two lotus-like floral motifs in the center and in the four corners; fish and birds surround the central area. A small cross is on one of the two central flowers.Two borders, one in dark brown and one in red, frame the medallion. Border is pieced. Design is...

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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

Tapestry, wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts