Fragment of tapestry medallion

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


Dimensions

Overall: 39 x 13 cm (15 3/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.218

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

Rectangular fragment with a purple roundel with geometric motifs and a border enclosing interlaced motifs and stylized vine leaves.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection