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Fragment of a square medallion

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Fragment of a square tapestry panel woven with a red ground of wool and human figures woven with brownish orange and natural colored linen. The design shows three putti at the upper half; two of these are carrying baskets (?) that they extend towards a central figure (?); and a smaller putto...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

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

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 14 cm (6 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22.775

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles