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Fragment with a tapestry roundel

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Into a piece of brownish white woolen cloth is woven a circular medallion, on which is a horseman. The ground is of red, pink, green, blue and brownish white wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.


Overall: 10.5 x 12 cm (4 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts