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Polychrome Sprang fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic (?)
9th-11th century A.D. (?)


Dimensions

Height x width: 23 x 26.5 cm (9 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.683

Medium or Technique

Wool, sprang

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The main field is blue; on this are horizontal bands of zagzag and twisted ornament, in white, yellow, green and red wool. On one side is a broad yellow band with an interlocking pattern of green and red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection