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Circular medallion

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


Dimensions

Other: 9.5 x 11.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.394

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is red wool; the design of four symmetrical plant(?) forms radiating from a circle is woven with yellow wool and white linen; around the edge is a band of blue and gray broken by two yellow spots.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection