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Linen fragment

A piece of natural-colored linen fabric, of looped weaving, undecorated. Given to donor by Miss Amelia B. Edwards and marked by her "From the Cemetery of Hawara in the Fayûm". "Internment in this cemetery was from 400 B.C. - 150 A.D." Probably part of the garment that 89.247 belonged...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James T. Fields

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

Accession Number

91.53

Medium or Technique

Linen with looped weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles