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Circular tapestry medallion

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The outer border is red wool, with dots of white linen; the ground of the main field is greenish gray; the symmetrical design of leaves and spots that radiate from a square, is yellow. Like 15.445.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century A.D.


Height x width: 7.5 x 8.7 cm (2 15/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts