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Tapestry roundel

Reddish violet ground; on this are two addorsed figures with bird-like feet, each wears a cap with a pendant band in the back and holds an unidentifiable object. In the middle, between the two figures, is a candelabra-like motif. The border shows connected heart-shaped leaves, squares and...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Wool and linen, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts