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Fragment of undyed linen

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 8.5 cm (6 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1008

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of undyed linen with band of tapestry woven with reddish-purple wool and undyed linen: the center of band plain ribbed wool, along the edges angular beading in wool against linen. Linen ragged, some holes. Similar to 55.1007 and .1009.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer