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Stripes of red, yellow and blue wool woven into a plain white woolen fabric; on the blue stripe a Coptic inscription of white wool; and in the plain field an inscription in red wool. From Akhmîn.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh 1903.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic),

Dimensions

Overall (a): 40.5 x 29.7 cm (15 15/16 x 11 11/16 in.) Overall (b): 32 x 39.5 cm (12 5/8 x 15 9/16 in.) Overall (d): 67 x 35 cm (26 3/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1879a-d

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes