Tapestry roundel

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 11.5 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.421

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

White linen ground covered with fan-shaped plant forms or baskets (?), surrounded by rows of disconnected leaf-like motifs with dots. Woven with dark green, light brown and dark reddish violet wool and white linen. No borders. Possibly cut from a larger piece of cloth.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection