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Fragment of looped woolen weaving

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 20.5 x 61 cm (8 1/16 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

91.156

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brilliant orange-colored woolen fabric, on one side of which are long loops of twisted yarn of same color. Probaby a collar.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards