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Rectangular medallion

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


Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 27.5 cm (7 7/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1966

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of red wool, with designs of green, brown and yellow wool and natural-colored linen; design consists of four diagonal bands forming a lozenge which frames a jar; each of the diagonal bands encloses an animal and plant motifs (?).

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot III,24.£17)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund