Tapestry medallion fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Sassanid Dynasty or Early Islamic
7th-8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 11.3 x 5.4 cm (11.3 x 5.4 cm)

Accession Number

96.283

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of blue wool; ground of red wool; design of a peocock (?) in a circle, in green, dark-blue, yellow and pink wool; design shows Sassanian influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection