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Fragment of tapestry

Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with two wide violet bands, tapestry-woven with woolen wefts. These tapestry wefts engage the warps alternately in groups of four and singly. Band of unengaged warps at other end. Selvedge along one side. Holes, stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), 4th–7th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1091

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles