Fragment of a medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 8.5 x 10 cm (3 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.779

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with red wool, the design consists of human figures and indistinguishable forms woven with light neutral colored linen, green and yellowish green and dark blue wool. Full of holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly