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A work made of silk, weft-float faced complementary weft twill weave with inner warps.
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  • A work made of silk, weft-float faced complementary weft twill weave with inner warps.

Date:

Roman period (30 B.C.– 641 A.D.)/Arab period (641–969), 6th/7th century

Artist:

Egypt, Akhmîn

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Fragment

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

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Made 501 CE–700 CE

Medium

Silk, weft-float faced complementary weft twill weave with inner warps

Dimensions

26.6 × 11.7 cm (10 1/2 × 4 5/8 in.); Warp repeat: H.: 9.1 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1984.529

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