Tapestry medallion

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


Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 23.5 cm (3 15/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.236

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 red wool with a design of a tree motif in the center flanked by two addorsed animals, in yellow and brown wool and natural-colored linen; design of the broder is in yellow, green, red, orange and dark blue wool and natural-colored linen..

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection