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Tapestry medallion

Warp of linen; an eight-pointed star of dark brown and orange wool, and natural-colored linen. The star frames a roundel that encloses interlaced circular motifs; a small yellow eight pointed star is in the center of the roundel. Vine motifs fill the areas between the triangular points of the...

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Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–6th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts