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Fragment of tapestry medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 16 x 24 cm (6 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2786

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; a basket of fruit and flowers of yellow, orange, brown, dark blue, and green wool, and natural-colored linen; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund