Fragment of tapestry medallion
4th–6th century A.D.
Overall: 17 x 19.5 cm (6 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen, ground of linen; the design of a square enclosing birds and animals in four circles framed by a guilloche border, woven with deep red, blue, violet and orange wool and natural-colored linen. From Akhmîn.
Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot VI. 33. £5
Emily Esther Sears Fund