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Square medallion made up of fragments

In the middle is a square enclosing a circle that contains a circular motif. The border consists of conventional circles. The design is woven with pink, red, yellow and dark blue wool. Tapestry design is sewed on to a natural-colored weaving.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

Accession Number

15.720

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles