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Fragment of looped weaving

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 43.5 cm (12 5/8 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8350

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Linen ground; design of looped weaving of yellow, blue, green and brown wool, and linen. Design, executed with brocaded wefts, consists of connected lozenges that contain smaller ones on a plain linen weaving. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund