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Square medallion made up of fragments

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


Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 20.5 cm (8 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.720

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

In the middle is a square enclosing a circle that contains a circular motif. The border consists of conventional circles. The design is woven with pink, red, yellow and dark blue wool. Tapestry design is sewed on to a natural-colored weaving.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection