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Fragment of a border

Warp of linen, ground of brownish-violet wool; on this is a powder of leaf-like forms resembling spades woven with black wool. Sewed on to a piece of heavy yellow woolen cloth. "Part of a dress of a woman, perhaps a Syrian. Found not far from San (Zoan); she was mummied and wrapped in her...

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Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription


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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts