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Fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width (tapestry roundel): 19 x 20 cm (7 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.) Height x width (as mounted): 30.5 x 30 cm (12 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1439

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Circular medallion made up of several fragments. On a red ground is a stylized plant motif (?) surrounded by birds and plants (?). The border encloses yellow geometric motifs on a green ground. Design is in green, yellow, dark brown wool. Like 11.1428. Mounted on a linen piece.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection