Description A popular subject depicted in Mediterranean art since the 1st century, the landscape of the Nile River that appears in this tapestry consists of two roundels resembling ponds, each containing fish and ducks, separated by a narrow vine border. The bold border encircling the outer roundel emulates a design characteristic of Greco-Roman art.
|11/05/2014||Examination||examined for condition; examined for exhibition|
- Coptic Textile Rotation: 11/2014 - 11/2015. 2014-2015.
Provenance Walters Art Museum, 1958, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1958
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