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Medallion

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


Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 20 cm (8 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.150

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of brown wool, tracery design of linen; sewed on a plain linen fabric. The main area of the roundel displays a rectangular motif with an interlaced coil on each of the four sides of the roundel.

Provenance

Purchased from D.G. Kelekian for $25.00.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection