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Square tapestry panel

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


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

10.140

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Small square enclosing a representation of a human head surrounded by a border of vases and leaves. The figure and motifs are woven in brown wool surrounded by natural colored linen. The details in the central figure and the vases are in linen. The vase and leaf motifs show Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection