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Fragment of looped weaving

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D. (?)

Object Place: Egypt


Height x width: 35.3 x 35.2 cm (13 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

linen and wool; looped woven wool

Not On View


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



Rectangular ornament, with yellow, red, green, blue and violet wool weft loops on natural linen tabby weave ground. Design shows four small squares, each containing a red diamond and green and blue triangles, framed by a brown band composed of parallel lines. Wool loops worn; several holes in ground.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund