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Fragment of weaving

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1103

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow wool warps and yellow and orange wool wefts; tabby weave. One wide and two narrow yellow bands on wider orange band. Two large and two small holes; orange wefts worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer