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Tapestry roundel

The mainfield is of pink wool with a design of two birds and a spreading symmetrical plant in white linen, blue gray, yellow and pink wool. Surrounding this are two borders, one white with trefoils in pink and one derived from a laurel wreath (?) and woven with pink, blue and yellow wool and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts