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Fragment with a tapestry medallion

Fragment of a garment or a hanging with a purple leaf motif enclosing a lozenge design framed by circular motifs. The leaf is sewn into the fragment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman, 4th–6th century A.D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric wool and linen weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts