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Tapestry

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The design shows Byzantine influence. In the center of a square medallion is a red circle enclosing a figure apparently on a fish. In the corners of the square medallion are smaller circles, each containing a bird. On the mainfield are scattered plants and fish. A great part of this piece is...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 3rd–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

21.5 x 12 cm (8 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .12 x .215

Accession Number

11.1434

Medium or Technique

Tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles