Leaf-like medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 7.5 x 11.5 cm (2 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.405

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

An elongated green leaf with indented edges, on which is a plant motif with two symmetrical leaves and a leaf at the top, woven with pink and yellow wool; the outlines of the edges are woven with brownish blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection