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Tapestry roundel

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


Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 18 cm (6 7/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.235

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, design of two mounted archers or hunters (?) and four dogs in the lower half of the roundel, in light and dark brown, yellow, and green wool and natural-colored linen, ground of border of dark brown; design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection