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Fragment of a border

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The ground is of pinkish red wool; the design of circles, half circles, and other forms, much broken up, is woven with a pinkish red wool and linen thread. Narrow borders on each side of black and violet wool. Sewed on to a piece of heavy linen cloth. "Found on the body of a woman not far...

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 6th-8th century A.D.


Height x width: 13 x 30.5 cm (5 1/8 x 12 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts