tapestry roundel

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 11.5 cm (4 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.181

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

Purple roundel with geometric motifs and a central design enclosing a four leaf ornament. The border encloses circular motifs.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection