7th-9th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Height x width: 24 x 8.5 cm (9 7/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool plain weave, brocaded
Not On View
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,
Gift of Horace L. Mayer