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Part of a woman's dress

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Linen warp: on the ground of pinkish red wool is a design of vine scroll motifs that form connected lozenges, each framing a rosette, woven with natural-colored linen. "Part of a dress of a woman, perhaps a Syrian. Found not far from San (Zoan); she was mummified and wrapped in her clothes and...

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-8th century A.D.


Height x width: 17.5 x 15.5 cm (6 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts