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Fragment of looped weaving

Linen ground; design of looped weaving of yellow, blue, green and brown wool, and linen. Design, executed with brocaded wefts, consists of connected lozenges that contain smaller ones on a plain linen weaving. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts