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1297

Ancient Coptic Textile. Egyptian Coptic. Tunic Border textile fragment.
500-600 A.D.

Size 6" x 5"
Size 15 x 12cm

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Medallion with Looping in Three Colored Wool
This Medallion has the Most Skillful Weaving in the Hooped Technique
It has All the Qualities of a Fine Mosaic

From : H.Kevorkian Collection

Description Below

Spiral Textile Ancient Design Modern Hands

Ancient Coptic Textile


 
 

Origin: Egypt, Alexandria Type: Fragment, Period: 5th-6th Century
Warp: Material: wool, tan, natural Spin/Ply: 5 spun Density: 23in.
Weft: Material: wool, natural and dyed Spin/Ply: 5 spun Density: 34in facing wefts in tapestry ground
Decoration/surface:Technique: slit-tapestry, curved wefts, warp sharing, twining, soumac wrapping,
stitching, Density: 52in. pattern wefts
Remarks: A decorative square at the sides of the square and the edges are joined by sewing.

 

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