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Fragment of a border

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The ground is of pinkish red wool. An L-shaped border with a design of rosettes in oval motifs alternating with half rosettes near the border is woven with a pinkish red wool and natural-colored linen. Narrow borders on each side are woven with brown wool; sewed onto a linen cloth. A cloth woven...

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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


Height x width: 25 x 38.5 cm (9 13/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tapestry, wool and linen


Textiles and Fashion Arts