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Fragment of a Coptic tapestry weave textile

Fragment of a Coptic tapestry weave textile

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Tiny fragment of a Coptic tapestry weave textile.
One of a group of fragments of Coptic textiles purchased by the museum in the 1960s, when the Textile Division was tasked with presenting to the public the history of textile techniques and technology. The textiles of Coptic Egypt were (and are) famed for their designs and the range of techniques employed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coptic tapestry fragment
place made
Egypt
ID Number
TE.T13695.000
catalog number
T13695.000
accession number
260696
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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