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Rectangular medallion

Warp of linen; ground of red wool, with designs of green, brown and yellow wool and natural-colored linen; design consists of four diagonal bands forming a lozenge which frames a jar; each of the diagonal bands encloses an animal and plant motifs (?).


Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot III,24.£17)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts