Medallion tapestry

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


Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 10.7 cm (4 1/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.456

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, design is of natural colored linen. Like 15.455 and 15.457.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection