Leaf-shaped medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 11.8 x 16.5 cm (4 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.417

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

White linen ground, on which is a tree with deep brown leaves and three birds, of which one is framed by two branches forming an oval area in the center of the tree and the two others flank the central area, woven with red, yellow, green, pink and blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection