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Tapestry roundel

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A plum colored tapestry roundel woven in wool with geometric linen patterns executed by a flying shuttle. The patterns in the main area of the roundel consist of connected lozenges that frame coiled motifs. The roundel is framed by three filleted borders of which the central one encloses...

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Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 3rd–4th century A.D.


Overall: 34.5 x 30.5 cm (13 9/16 x 12 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool (S-spun), tapestry with eccentric weave.


Textiles and Fashion Arts