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Warp: light neutral linen. Weft: white linen, red, blue, green, and yellow wool (all left spun). Design: band with red ground ornamented with row of small ovals and lozenges down the center woven with flowering plants in wool on linen, and half ovals and lonzenges down the sides. Very ragged....

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century A.D.


Overall: 12.5 x 33.5 cm (4 15/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts