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Medallion tapestry

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design with a rabbit inside a central circle surrounded by single leaves connected by a branch, in dark brown wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 12.5 cm (4 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.173

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry, eccentric weft and hatching

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles