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Fragment

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 23.5 x 7 cm (9 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.1095

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. Narrow, irregular strip of pale red wool tabby-woven cloth brocaded with pale blue and yellow wools and thick undyed linen yarns. Remaining design shows only large-scale saw-tooth pattern. Mounted on piece of plain undyed linen cloth with two stripes of pale blue wool; no indication of whether these were associated originally. Frayed and worn; holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer