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Tapestry medallion

Yellow woolen ground into which is woven a roundel with a wavecrest border framing a central medallion that encloses a lozenge from which branch leaf-like motifs, in red, green, brown and yellow wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

15.709

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles