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Fragment

On a yellow wool ground is a medallion woven with reddish brown wool. The design includes a central roundel filled with interlaced motifs and a border with similar designs framed by projecting triangular motifs, each ending with a small lozenge.Probably a fragment of a garment.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman or Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

22.768

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles