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Tapestry fragment

Fragment of a roundel ornament. Blue, red, green and yellow wool and undyed linen wefts. Blue ground; design shows a bird and a branch with leaves. Part of roundel frame shows. Holes, ragged edges. Stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1052

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles