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Tapestry medallion

Square panel with warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of brown wool. Design shows a brown rectangular area in the centre of the square surrounded by a scrolled branch with vine leaves. Design shows Roman influence.


Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot III, 24. £17),From Akhmin

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears 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