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Leaf-shaped medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 8.2 x 12.9 cm (3 1/4 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.444

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is natural colored linen; the design of one leaf-like form framing a five petal motif on a triangular base, is woven with blue, red, yellow and green wool. Probably a fragment of a hanging. Like 15.443, but smaller.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection