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Medallion

Made of several tapestry fragments. In the center is a rectangular medallion enclosing a red flower flanked by two pink floral motifs. Surrounding the medallion are flowers and birds (?), woven with pink yellow, dark and light brown, and red wool; framed by two borders, one is in dark brown wool...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

15.696

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles