Fragment of tapestry medallion
6th–7th century A.D.
Overall: 18 x 18.5 cm (7 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry with hatching, slit
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of plum-colored wool. Design consists of a central square that encloses a roundel containing four jars with connected branches. Design shows Roman influence. From Akhmîn.
Purchased with the Sears Fund by A.M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot VI. 33. £5).
Emily Esther Sears Fund