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Draw loom woven, compound tabby. Two sets of warps, both yellow wool; wefts of red, green and yellow wool. Shows hexagonal compartments containing affronted birds flanking a tree; interspaces show lozenges with small rectangle at each point.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian, 8th–9th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

26 x 12 cm (10 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .12 x .26 m

Accession Number

48.1069

Medium or Technique

Wool; compound weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles