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Tapestry medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 9.5 cm (3 9/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.709

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow woolen ground into which is woven a roundel with a wavecrest border framing a central medallion that encloses a lozenge from which branch leaf-like motifs, in red, green, brown and yellow wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection