Fragment of circular tapestry medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 26 cm (10 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

92.2751

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

A dark brown medallion in the shape of a leaf that encloses a tree in the centre of the composition. Branches and leaves stem from the tree, which is framed by an oval-shaped motif composed of semi-circular designs.

Credit Line

Everett Fund