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Compound weaving

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th-8th century A.D. (?)


Object Place: Coptic, Egypt

Dimensions

25 x 35 cm (9 13/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

40.42

Medium or Technique

Wool and Linen, compound woven

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of dark brown wool with yellow designs of eight-pointed medallions and roundels enclosing respectively X- shaped motifs and flowers.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund