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Fragment of band

Warp of linen; ground of dark blue wool with a design of plants (?) and geometric motifs woven with red, blue, green and yellow wool and natural-colored linen.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot VI. 33. £5)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

Accession Number

04.2030

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles