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Fragment of medallion tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 6 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.224

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; design, with a hare in a central circle surrounded circular units, in brown wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection