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Fragment of a medallion

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Purple roundel with geomtric motifs and a stylized floral border. Design shows Roman influence.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot III, 24.£17)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

Dimensions

Overall: 39 x 39 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1979

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles