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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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