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medallion

a painting or an engraving set in an oval or circular frame

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A piece of cloth decorated with geometrical patterns that consist of large squares framed with arrowheads and containing stylized floral elements arranged in the form of crosses.

The corners of the squares are decorated with small ornamental medallions. There is a small square within the square; with more ornamental medallions that have geometrical patterns in black, orange, yellow and brown.

Dimensions:  Width 25 cm  Length 32 m

Attributes Attributes

Culture:

Coptic

Technique:

General Techniques
  Textile Techniques
  Qabati
  Weaving By Looms

Style:

Abbasid

Materials:

Organic
  Fiber (from Plants and Animals)
  Flax
  Wool
Type Type

Type:

Flax and Wool
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Location: 

Governorate of Alexandria

Created: 

Egypt
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Created: 

8th Century AD - 9th Century AD

Acquired: 

15 Jul 2003 AD
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