Square medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 9 cm (3 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.757

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry, dovetailed

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of brown wool. On this is an octagon encircling a mounted horseman; a hare and a bird flank the head of the horseman, woven with white and stained yellow wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection