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Tapestry medallion

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design shows a leaping-lion, in brown wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 10.3 cm (4 5/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.165

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, slit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles