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Medallion tapestry

Red woolen ground; the design of two figures (probably women) with out-stretched arms and separated by a candelabra-like tree motif, is of natural colored linen. Like 15.455 and 15.456.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts