Square medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 12 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.429

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground of the main field is natural colored linen; the design of a bucking horse is in a square in the center surrounded by a border with an all-over pattern of lozenge motifs and half circles, each enclosing a cross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection