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Fragment of looped weaving

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

48.1087

Medium or Technique

linen and wool; looped woven wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

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