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Loop weaving

Light brown linen with an octagon design woven with wool and weft loops framing a rosette in a square. A lozenge is in the middle of each side of the square. Colors of the wool loops are dark purple, several shades of pink and red, blue and green, yellow and orange. Linen within the octagon...

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Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.

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Linen, with looped weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts