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Medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th-9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 11 cm (4 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.667

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of dark blue wool; in the center is an eight-pointed star enclosing a circle from which stem branches and two diamond-shaped motifs; a roundel enclosing small discs is in each of the four corners and short diagonal bands are between the roundels. The design is of white wool, stained brown. The same design as 15.665.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection