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Fragment of circular tapestry medallion

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A dark brown medallion in the shape of a leaf that encloses a tree in the centre of the composition. Branches and leaves stem from the tree, which is framed by an oval-shaped motif composed of semi-circular designs.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 3rd–4th century A.D.


Overall: 27 x 26 cm (10 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts