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Roundel with looped weft

Natural color linen with a roundel design woven with reddish-purple wool weft loops, large disc in the center surrounded by smaller discs inside semi-circular units. Linen background within the roundel frame woven with linen weft loops. Cut and pieced, fragile, torn.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman or Early Byzantine, 3rd–5th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

48.1070

Medium or Technique

Linen, with looped weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles