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Two tapestry medallions

Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of brown-colored wool. Design consists of a square enclosing a central circle that contains an unidentifiable motif against a natural colored linen; the area surrounding the circle is in brown.


Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh. T.5622 - (Lot III, 24, £17), T.5673 - (Lot VI. 33. £5)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts