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Tapestry fragment

Leaf-shaped medallion that frames a floral motif with two leaves from which stem branches with leaves and four pomegranate-like fruits. The ground is browish blue and the design is woven with yellow, green and light brown; a dark red band encloses the leaf motif. Like 11.88. Design shows...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Textiles and Fashion Arts