Tapestry square, perhaps from a tunic - ROM2008_9753_3

ROM2008_9753_3

Tapestry square, perhaps from a tunic

Maker: Coptic
Medium:Linen and wool tapestry in a linen tabby ground
Geography: Egypt
Date: 4th-5th century
Period: Late Antique - Early Byzantine
Dimensions:
21 x 23.2 cm
Object number: 974.171.3
Not on view
DescriptionThe tapestry square has a monochrome geometric and vegetal design featuring an 8-pointed star within a roundel set in a square. The star and the corners of the square are covered with delicate interlace ornament in yellow wool. The outer border is decorated with a vine scroll. The workmanship is very fine and detailed.
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