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Tapestry roundel

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 11 cm (4 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.712

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen, dovetailed

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of a roundel with a central meallion that contains a bird  Unidentifiable animals and plants surround the medallion. The colors are yellow and brown. Much stained. From the same garment as 15.711.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection