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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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Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

85.638

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles