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Tapestry roundel

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with design of circle enclosing a crouching lion in plum-colored wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2758

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles