Circular medallion with a female figure

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 8.2 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.423

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp white linen. A circle of dark blue wool surrounds the main field of deep yellow wool; in this is woven a human figure with extended arms. The colors are dark blue, red, yellow and light green.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection