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Fragment of weaving

Orange-red wool warps and orange-red, cream and light blue wool wefts; tabby weave. Broad bands of each color. Piece of thick, twisted brick-red cord lies along one end, parallel to wefts; the warps enter into the cord. Stains; two small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), 5th–7th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1100

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles