Circular medallion

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


Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 9.5 cm (3 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.455

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Red woolen ground, into which is woven with white linen a design of two human figures (probably women) with outstretched arms (?) separated by a candelabra-like tree motif. Like 15.456 and 15.457

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection