Fragment of medallion

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


Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 12 cm (4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.5868

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of pink wool. Design consists of two birds flanking a vase and a tree with two branches above the birds; woven with green, yellow and pink wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection