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Roundel with looped weft

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman or Early Byzantine
3rd–5th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 46.5 cm (18 1/8 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1070

Medium or Technique

Linen, with looped weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Natural color linen with a roundel design woven with reddish-purple wool weft loops, large disc in the center surrounded by smaller discs inside semi-circular units. Linen background within the roundel frame woven with linen weft loops. Cut and pieced, fragile, torn.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund