Fragment of a roundel

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th-5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 13.9 x 14.5 cm (5 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.171

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design shows a centaur in a central medallion surrounded by animals (panthers ) and putti; woven with bluish-violet wool and natural-colored linen. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection