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Looms and Textiles of the Copts: First Millennium Egyptian Textiles in the ...
Diana Lee Carroll
No preview available - 2017
Accession number Alexandria ancient Antinoopolis antiquity appears Arab bands beam beliefs Beni Hasan border century B.C. Christian clavi clavus cloth Colors and design containing Coptic art Coptic Christians Coptic textiles Coptic weavers Copts Date decorated textiles depictions Dimensions Diocletian dyes dyestuff Dynasty early edge Edict Egypt Egyptian emperor extant Fatimid fibers fifth century figures filler motifs flax fourth century Gnostic Greek ground grouped linen warps heddle high-warp loom Hunt and Edgar indicate linen rep linen weft lion loom low-warp looms Materials and construction motifs original Ornament Colors pagan papyri pattern period piece plain weave Ptolemy purple rectangle Related examples Remarks Rietz Collection Rietz Number rinceau Roman Empire roundel selvedge Serapis shuttle specimens spindle spiral-wave square symbols tapestry tapestry insert technique Tenth century textile technology threads tion tomb Tunic Tunic Ornament Tunic Sleeve upright loom warp-weighted loom weft floats wool and linen woven in tapestry yarn