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Two fragments of medallions

Egyptian
4th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall (a): 20 x 20.5 cm (7 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.) Legacy dimension (b): .195 x .203

Accession Number

96.241a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of linen; ground of red wool; the design of a mounted warrior in a circle with flying cherubim in the corners i s of dark and light blue, yellow, green and brown wool, and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection