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Tapestry panel: Head of a man

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Found in Egypt, design reflects late Hellenistic style. Rectangular panel (fragmentary): head of a man. Warp: (crossing panel horizontally) pale neutral yellow wool (S twist) 8-9 to cm. Weft: polychrome wool (S twist) Design: on bluish-green ground, head of bearded man, full-face against...

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Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Egyptian, 3rd century

Object Place

Egypt ?

Dimensions

23.5 x 20 cm (9 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 23.5 x 20.0 cm

Accession Number

53.19

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles