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Tapestry Roundel

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 13.5 x 13.5 cm (5 5/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.711

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen tapestry, 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 medallion that contains a bird  Unidentifable creatures and plants surround the medallion. The colors are yellow and brown. Much stained. From the same garment as 15.712.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection