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Square tapestry medallion

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Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with an interlacing design of purple-brown wool, detailed with tracery of natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st–3rd century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 42 x 41.5 cm (16 9/16 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.242

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles