Rectangular medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 14 x 16 cm (5 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5892

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 dark red wool; design consists of a central lozenge motif surrounded by linear star-like designs and four oval units each enclosing floral motifs, woven with dark brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection