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Fragment of weaving

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 22.5 cm (4 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1102

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Dark blue wool warp and pinkish-red blue wool weft; tabby weave; parallel red and blue bands alternating; varying widths. Ragged.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer