Leaf-like medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 9.5 x 13.8 cm (3 3/4 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.453

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Blue woolen ground; the design of a tree with two symmetrical leaves and round fruit-like motifs, is woven with pink, light green and yellow wool and natural colored linen. Design shows Sassanian influence. Like 15.454

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection