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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 14.5 x 14.5 cm (5 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.768

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

On a yellow wool ground is a medallion woven with reddish brown wool. The design includes a central roundel filled with interlaced motifs and a border with similar designs framed by projecting triangular motifs, each ending with a small lozenge.Probably a fragment of a garment.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly