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Part of a woman's dress

Heavy linen warp with the design of stripes of conventional plant forms woven with dark blue, bright red, yellow, orange, and light green wool; very much worn; probably a sleeve band. "This piece was part of the dress of a woman, perhaps a Syrian. Found not far from San (Zoan); she was...

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 4th–7th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts