Fragment with a tapestry roundel
7th–8th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Height x width: 17.5 x 23 cm (6 7/8 x 9 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool
Not On View
Fragment. Oval tapestry ornament applied on undyed linen tabby-woven ground. Pattern, rendered with red, blue and yellow wool and undyed linen wefts, shows a pair of affronted, leaping hares (?) flanking a tree that stems from a lotus-like motif. Stained; holes. Some holes rotted out. Tapestry similar to 55.1084.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer