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Fragment of round tapestry medallion

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with design of four vases and branches of leaves in dark blue wool, woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

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

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 19.5 cm (7 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2759

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles