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Leaf-shaped medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 8.5 x 14.9 cm (3 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.443

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 natural colored linen; the design is of one leaf-like form framing a five petal motif on a triangular base, is woven with blue, red, yellow and green wool. Like 15.444, but larger.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection