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Fragment of tapestry

Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with wide tapestry band of purple wool. The tapestry wefts engage the warps in groups of three or four. Some of the wools have rotted out. Holes and stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), 4th–7th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1092

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles