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Fragment with a tapestry medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 8.5 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.5830

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric wool and linen weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of a garment or a hanging with a purple leaf motif enclosing a lozenge design framed by circular motifs. The leaf is sewn into the fragment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection