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Square tapestry medallion

Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; in the center a bust of plum-colored wool and natural-colored linen, surrounded by a scroll design of the same colors; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts