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Fragment of a circular medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 13 cm (4 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.291

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Deep brownish violet wool ground. The design of hearts, diamonds and twisted stems bearing leaves, is woven with yellow and light green wool. The warp threads are of linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection