Rectangular tapestry panel

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


Overall: 9.5 x 12 cm (3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View


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



The ground is deep pink wool; the design consists of four diagonal bands forming a lozenge which encloses a candelabra plant motif; the bands forming the lozenge enclose heart-shaped and floral motifs; a stylized plant (?) motif is in each of the four corners of the panel; woven with pink and dark blue wool and natural-colored linen; Design is similar to that in 15.401

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection