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Roundel

This is a Roundel. It is dated 6th–8th century and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is linen warp, wool weft and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous weft (slit tapestry), soumak. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 16.2 × 16.8 cm (6 3/8 × 6 5/8 in.)

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Roundel; linen warp, wool weft; H x W: 16.2 × 16.8 cm (6 3/8 × 6 5/8 in.); 1948-83-1

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