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Fragment of a weaving

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–7th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 13.5 cm (11 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1101

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Orange-red wool warps and orange-red and light blue wool wefts; tabby weave. Alternate bands of each color, of varying widths. Greenish stain; several small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer