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Tapestry

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Sewed onto a piece of linen cloth of looped weaving are two circular medallions, woven with natural colored linen, and violet wool. In the center of the medallion is a circle enclosing a hare. This is surrounded by a scrolling border.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

28 x 76 cm (11 x 29 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .76 x .28

Accession Number

15.739

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles