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Medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width (tapestry medallion): 17.5 x 18 cm (17.5 x 18 cm) Height x width (as mounted): 27 x 28.5 cm (10 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1428

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

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Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Circular medallion made up of several fragments. On a red ground is a stylized plant motif (?) surrounded by birds and plants (?). The border encloses yellow geometric motifs on a green ground. Design is in green, yellow, dark brown wool. Like 11.1439. Mounted on a linen piece.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection