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Rectangular medallion

Medallion made of connected tapestry fragments. In the center is a mounted horseman inside a roundel, surrounded by birds, trees with fruits and putti. The design is woven with green, yellow, red, pink and brown wool and natural-colored linen on a light brown ground. The frames consist of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts