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Tapestry medallion

Warp of linen; ground of red wool on which is a design of connected ogival-shaped motifs each framing a disc. In the center of the medallion is a circle framing a haloed head. The design in the medallion is woven with green, blue, red and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. The design in the...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

96.328

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles