Fragment of a roundel

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


Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 14.5 cm (7 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.452

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Linen warp; woolen weft; ground, red; design, dark and light blue, yellow, green, pink and natural-colored linen. Design shows a central roundel framing a stylized tree motif flanked by two animals (hares ); around the roundel are a tree and animals framed by branches. Importation 204.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection