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Square tapestry medallion

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 13.5 x 14 cm (5 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

92.2767

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; ground of natural colored linen; in the center a bust of plum-colored wool and natural-colored linen, surrounded by a scroll design of the same colors; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund