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Irregularly shaped fragment

Draw-loom woven with woolen yarns; comp. weft twill. Pattern, in beige and dark tan, same in reverse tones on back. Shows part of a row of three tangent roundels, with pearl borders, each containing a long-legged bird facing in alternating directions. Smaller roundels with pearl borders, each...

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Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian, 8th–9th century A.D.

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Wool; compound woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts