Medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 12.4 x 11.5 cm (4 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.5871

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 red wool; design of blue, yellow and red wool and natural-colored linen, ground of border is of blue wool. Design consists of a heart-shaped leaf surrounded by a curving lozenge-shaped branch from which stem branches on both sides; four individaul leaves surround the central motifs; border encloses disconnected curved motif woven with yellow wool; similar to 01.5873.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection