User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Tapestry medallion

Design shows Byzantine influence. Ground, red wool; design red wool and natural colored linen.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width (a): 14 15/16 x 11 13/16 in. (38 x 30 cm) Legacy dimension (b): .291 x .244

Accession Number

01.8346a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles