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Leaf-shaped medallion

The ground is natural colored linen; the design of one leaf-like form framing a five petal motif on a triangular base, is woven with blue, red, yellow and green wool. Probably a fragment of a hanging. Like 15.443, but smaller.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

15.444

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles