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.

Square medallion

Start collecting

The warp is of linen; the ground of deep rose-colored wool; in the center is a circle enclosing two human figures standing on each side of a tree and extending their arms towards it. In each of the four corners of the square is a bird in profile. The design is woven with light and dark blue,...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 14 x 12 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts