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Square medallion

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


Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 10.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.114

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of white wool in which is woven a red square in which lotus-like motifs and other floral motifs surround a duck in a central square; design is woven with white, green and yellow; the border of the medallion is woven with plain brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection