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Fragment of weaving

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–7th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 12.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1100

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Orange-red wool warps and orange-red, cream and light blue wool wefts; tabby weave. Broad bands of each color. Piece of thick, twisted brick-red cord lies along one end, parallel to wefts; the warps enter into the cord. Stains; two small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer