Leaf-like medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 12.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.447

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Dark green spade-like leaf, on which is a symmetrical plant with a central branch carrying floral motifs. Woven with yellow, brown, green and red wool. Design shows Sassanian influence. Like 15.448

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection