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Warp of wool; fragment of plain pinkish red fabric into which is woven a medallion with a natural-colored linen ground and a design of red, green, deep blue, light brown and yellow wool; design in the medallion shows a human figure with a raised arm (?) accompanied by a bird-like motif (?). The...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Emma B. Andrews

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts