Square medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 x 9 cm (3 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.742

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

In the center is a circle enclosing a four-petaled flower. Around the edge is a scrolled branch with fruit motifs (?) on both sides. The piece is woven with red and green wool, and natural-colored linen. Like 15.744.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection