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Tapestry medallion

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Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; design, eight pointed star of purple wool; woven into a piece of natural colored linen fabric.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 1st–3rd century A.D.

Dimensions

42.5 x 54.2 cm (16 3/4 x 21 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .542 x .425

Accession Number

96.203

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles