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Fragment of a weaving

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–7th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 4 cm (8 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1104

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Magenta wool warps and magenta, light violet and cream wool wefts; tabby weave. One cream band and alternating magenta and violet bands of varying widths.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer