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Weaving with a tapestry roundel

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Red woolen ground into which is woven a circular medallion. The ground of the medallion is natural-colored linen, on this are plant forms surrounding a a central crenulated medallion enclosing a bird, in blue, red, green and yellow wool. Bands of dark blue, yellow and green wool and...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 24.5 cm (8 1/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1404

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles