Medallion tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

96.173

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry, eccentric weft and hatching

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design with a rabbit inside a central circle surrounded by single leaves connected by a branch, in dark brown wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection