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Fragment of a border

Border is divided into two vertical areas with brocaded V-shaped motifs and lozenges; design is woven with yellow, brown and red wool; the band in the middle and those on both sides are woven with red wool. Probably a fragment of a clavus; torn and with holes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-8th century A.D.

Accession Number

15.650

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles