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Fragment

Fragment. Narrow, irregular strip of pale red wool tabby-woven cloth brocaded with pale blue and yellow wools and thick undyed linen yarns. Remaining design shows only large-scale saw-tooth pattern. Mounted on piece of plain undyed linen cloth with two stripes of pale blue wool; no indication of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1095

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool plain weave, brocaded

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles