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Tapestry woven square medallion

Purple and white square medallion. Outer minor border of trefoils. Major border of scrolls containing purple animals with red tongues. Center medallion holds eight vases and plant motifs. Four ducks with red feet and bills outside medallion. Wool.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Egyptian, 5th–7th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

51.564

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles