Tapestry medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 10.3 cm (4 5/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.165

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, slit

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design shows a leaping-lion, in brown wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection