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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design consists of four leaf-shaped forms surrounding a candelabra tree and four half leaf motifs bordering the the four sides of the frame; small disconnected discs form lozenges that surround each leaf; woven with red, blue and yellow wool and...

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Provenance

Purchased by A.M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (£6 & £3)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 20 cm (7 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1869

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles