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Fragment of a garment

Warp of linen; two bands of tapestry of dark purple wool, woven into a plain natural-colored linen fabric. Threads have been drawn in one part of the linen or the weft threads were of wool which has been destroyed. Discovered by W.M.F. Petrie in the Greco-Egyptian cemetery of Hawara in the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian, 400 B.C.–A.D. 150

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts