Tapestry roundel

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2758

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with design of circle enclosing a crouching lion in plum-colored wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund