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Square medallion

Ground of white wool in which is woven a red square in which lotus-like motifs and other floral motifs surround a duck in a central square; design is woven with white, green and yellow; the border of the medallion is woven with plain brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

09.114

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles