Results 1 15
10 Previous Next

Tapestry
Explore Object
Creative Commons License

Tapestry


Description Provenance Credit
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.
Provenance Walters Art Museum, 1958, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1958

Download Image Add to Collection Creative Commons License

Creator
Period
10th century (Late Antique)
Medium
wool
(Textiles)
Accession Number
83.692
Measurements
16 9/16 x 14 9/16 in. (42 x 37 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

Tags


    Thumbnail: Tapestry
    Zoom Out Zoom In Back to Details  
    Full Size: Tapestry