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Fragment

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby weave, brocaded with red, orange, yellow, dark blue and lavender wools. Design shows a checkered band bordered by narrow stripes and three other small forms at wider end. Linen browned; brown stains, rotted edges,

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1094

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool plain weave, brocaded

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles