Square tapestry medallion

Egyptian
1st–3rd century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 42 x 41.5 cm (16 9/16 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.242

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with an interlacing design of purple-brown wool, detailed with tracery of natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection