Large Interlace Roundel from a Domestic Textile or Tunic

Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave | 37cm | 4th century

Unknown Artist

Roundels like this one, adorned many types of cloth--hangings, covers, tunics, and shrouds. Without further evidence, it is impossible to determine this roundel's original application or use, though it seems large for a tunic.

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