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Textile Fragment with Tree
Not on view
Trees like this stylized pomegranate with its red fruit appeared widely in domestic interiors on tapestries used as wall hangings and across openings. Perhaps meant as allusions to gardens, they may also be read as images of a heavenly paradise, as the pomegranate was a symbol of immortality.