Tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 16 x 14.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.746

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

White woolen, into which is woven a rectangular area that encloses a human figure and two unidentifiable motifs, probably birds, woven in green, dark blue, red and yellow wool on a light brown ground; surrounding this area is a frame that encloses animals and plants, probably lotus motifs woven in light brown on a white ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection