Medallion tapestry

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


Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 18 cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.410

Medium or Technique

Tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Red woolen ground into which is woven with white line two birds separated by a candelabra-like tree motif with branches on both sides. Design shows Sassanian influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection