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Fragment of a border

Heavy white linen with a design of diamonds, triangles and crosses worked with red, green, yellow, and black wool. This piece looks more like embroidery than weaving. The ground is of pinkish red wool; the design of circles, half circles, and other forms, much broken up, is woven with a...

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Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, 3rd–7th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and Wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts