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Fragment of a garment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 52.6 x 6.1 cm (20 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.249

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of dark blue wool; the design of candelabra flowering plants is of red, green and yellow wool, woven into a piece of yellow woolen cloth, several holes, probably a shoulder band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection