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.

Tapestry fragment

Start collecting

Warp of linen, ground of red wool, with designs of light and dark blue, green and yellow wool; ground of the outer bands is of light green wool with semi-circular yellow branch motifs. Design in the fragment consists of two roundels, one frames two standing female figures of which one is haloed;...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 39.5 x 21.5 cm (15 9/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.333

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles