7th-9th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Height x width: 12 x 14.5 cm (4 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool; tapestry roundel
Not On View
Ground of red wool; design consists of nine roundels of which two enclose female busts; two enclose pairs of human figures and five enclose animals and birds (?). The border encloses scrolled motifs. The design is woven with green, yellow, dark brown and blue wool. Probably a fragment of a tunic.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection