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Medallion

Warp of linen; ground of brown wool, tracery design of linen; sewed on a plain linen fabric. The main area of the roundel displays a rectangular motif with an interlaced coil on each of the four sides of the roundel.

Provenance

Purchased from D.G. Kelekian for $25.00.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

99.150

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles