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Fragment of a garment, probably a sleeve band

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Yellow wool with two parallel bands woven in brown wool. The designs inside each band consist of squares alternating with octagons. Each band ends with a cross on each side. Yellow wool and neutral-colored linen are used to define the details achieved by a flying shuttle. The frame of each band...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly

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


Overall: 13 x 26 cm (5 1/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts