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Fragment of square tapestry medallion

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


Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 9 cm (4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.183

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

Warp of linen; ground of plum-colored wool; design of a square medallion with tracery design of natural-colored linen enclosing a smaller square.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection