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3 Roundels with Figural, Animal, and Botanical Decorations

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Flax, wool
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 5th-6th century C.E.
    PERIOD Late Antique Period
    DIMENSIONS 16.327.1: 3 in. (7.6 cm) 16.327.2: 3 in. (7.6 cm) 16.327.3: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.327.1-.3
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Three tapestry-woven roundels. Rose-red background. In center, seated genius holding a duck. Background covered with floral motifs. Scroll border. Condition: Poor. Numerous gaps in each roundel.
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