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Fragment

Natural-colored linen fabric with rows of looped weaving. See 89.247 for a similar weaving, probably belonged to the same textile.

Provenance

Discovered in 1888 by W. M. F. Petrie in the Greco-Egyptian cemetery of Hawara in the Fayûm. . "The interments in this cemetery were from 400 B.C- 150 A.D." Amelia B. Edwards.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian (Coptic), Late Roman or Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

Accession Number

89.245

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles