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Tapestry medallion

The ground is pink wool. On this are four diagonal bands that form a lozenge which encloses a plant motif; a medallion joining the bands is in each of the four corners of the lozenge. The warp is wool; the weft is pink, dark and light blue, green and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. Similar...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts