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Fragment of medallion tapestry

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design, with a hare in a central circle surrounded surrounded by circular units, in brown wool. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

Accession Number

96.224

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles