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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-9th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 8.5 cm (9 7/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1094

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool plain weave, brocaded

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby weave, brocaded with red, orange, yellow, dark blue and lavender wools. Design shows a checkered band bordered by narrow stripes and three other small forms at wider end. Linen browned; brown stains, rotted edges,

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer