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Fragment of a garment

Warp of linen; ground of dark blue wool; the design of candelabra flowering plants is of red, green and yellow wool, woven into a piece of yellow woolen cloth, several holes, probably a shoulder band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts