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 medallion

Start collecting

Warp of linen; ground of red wool with a design of a tree motif in the center flanked by two addorsed animals, in yellow and brown wool and natural-colored linen; design of the broder is in yellow, green, red, orange and dark blue wool and natural-colored linen..

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 10 x 23.5 cm (3 15/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts