Square medallion

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 7.5 x 8.5 cm (2 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.744

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

In the center is a circle enclosing a four-petaled flower. Around the edge is a scroll branch with fruit motifs (?) on both sides The piece is woven with red and green wool, and a natural-colored linen. Like 15.742.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection