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Warp of linen, ground of red wool with a design of dark blue, yellow, brown, red and pink wool and natural-colored linen. Design consists of four-lobed medallions in the center and half medallions adjacent to the border, each enclosing a cross in the center and the letter (?) (X) in its four...

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Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot VI. 33. £5

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall (a): 12 x 26.5 cm (4 3/4 x 10 7/16 in.) Overall (b): 12 x 24.5 cm (4 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.2024a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles