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Fragment

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 11.5 x 15.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1097

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 white, red, pink, orange, green and blue wools. Pattern shows a band of triangular petals or leaves bordered by narrow stripes. Wools rotted out near ends. Design similar to 55.1096.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer