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Square medallion

Square medallion made of several fragments. In the mainfield are two adjacent rectangular areas, a putto is in one and a female figure is in the other. These are framed by a blue border with floral and circular motifs in pink, deep yellow, green and red wool and natural-colored linen. This area...

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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