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Tapestry medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 11.5 x 13.5 cm (4 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.122

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Into a piece of plain linen is woven a medallion containing a tree of brownish violet wool. The design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection