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Fragment

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby weave, brocaded with red, pink, orange, green and blue wools. Pattern, preserved only at one end, shows a band of triangular petals or leaves bordered by narrow stripes. Design similar to 55.1097. Holes in ground.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1096

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool plain weave, brocaded

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles