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Fragment of looped weaving

Rectangular ornament, with yellow, red, green, blue and violet wool weft loops on natural linen tabby weave ground. Design shows four small squares, each containing a red diamond and green and blue triangles, framed by a brown band composed of parallel lines. Wool loops worn; several holes in...

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Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

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

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linen and wool; looped woven wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts