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Tapestry roundel

Warp of linen, ground of red wool, design of two mounted archers or hunters (?) and four dogs in the lower half of the roundel, in light and dark brown, yellow, and green wool and natural-colored linen, ground of border of dark brown; design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

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