Circular tapestry medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 7.5 x 8.7 cm (2 15/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.446

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The outer border is red wool, with dots of white linen; the ground of the main field is greenish gray; the symmetrical design of leaves and spots that radiate from a square, is yellow. Like 15.445.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection