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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.

Accession Number

01.8350

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles