User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Circular medallion

Start collecting

The ground of the main field is natural colored wool; on this are four connected heart-shaped leaf-like motifs forming a quatrefoil rosette surrounded by floral motifs; the border has a design of an undulating line. Woven with blue, red, yellow and green wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 13.6 cm (4 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.5902

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles