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Medallion tapestry

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


Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 10 cm (4 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.457

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Red woolen ground; the design of two figures (probably women) with out-stretched arms and separated by a candelabra-like tree motif, is of natural colored linen. Like 15.455 and 15.456.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection