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Square fragment with a circular tapestry medallion of greenish brown and yellowish wool on woolen warps (12 to a cm.) on ground of dull yellow-brown wool, all much stained. Design contains a central medallion that encloses a bird (?) Unidentifiable animals ? or plants surround the central...

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Source unidentified

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

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts