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1066

Antique Coptic Textile. Egyption Coptic. Tunic Border Textile 600-700 A.D.

Size 6"" x 5"
Size 15 x 12cm

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From: H.Kevorkian Collection

Description Below

Antique Coptic Textile


 
 

Origin: Egypt, Alexandria, Type: Remains of Looped Pile Hanging, Period: 3rd Century Warp:Material: linen, tan, natural Spin/Ply: 5 spun Density: 70/in Weft:Material: linen, tan, natural Spin/Ply: 5 spun; triples in 1 shed every 1/7 in, Density: 43-45/in Decoration/Surface: Material: wool dyed red, tan-pink, brown-black Spin/Ply: 5-2-7 Technique: a)weft loops uncut (boucle') OR b)continuos supplementary uncut loops, Density horizontal 7 x vertical 7in; over 7 warps on average. Finishes: applied 5-3-7 natural linen cord. Remarks: Unusual heart-in-heart pattern

 

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