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Linen and silk fragment

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Fragment. Fine brownish linen in cloth weave. Design of narrow blue silk stripes in warp and weft, forming rectangles. (22 warps to a cm.) Holes. Stained.

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th?–10th? century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 26 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

90.247

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles