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Textile in Wool from Africa and Egypt

Textile, Wool, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (13)

Carpet, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), ca. 1550, Egypt, Cairo, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (1971.263.2)
Fragment of a Wall Hanging, Coptic (Byzantine Egypt), 4th–6th century, Wool and linen (2011.363)
Kilim, ca. 1800, Central Anatolia, Wool, cotton, and silver thread (2006.190)
Panel with the Triumph of Dionysos, Early Byzantine, 4th century, Egypt; said to be from Panopolis (Akhmim), Undyed linen and purple wool; tapestry woven (90.5.873)
Prayer rug, late 16th–early 17th century; Ottoman, Egypt, probably Cairo, Wool (17.120.137)
Roundel, fragment, 7th century, Byzantine; Egypt (?), Polychrome wool and undyed linen, tapestry weave (63.178.2)
"Simonetti" Carpet, ca. 1500; Mamluk, Attributed to Egypt, Pile weave, wool pile on wool foundation (1970.105)
Tapestry Square with the Head of Spring, 4th–5th century; Early Byzantine, Egyptian, Polychrome wool, linen (90.5.848)
Textile Blanket (Khasa), 20th century; Fulani, Fulani people; Mali, western Sudan, Wool (1997.446.3)
Textile fragment with Mamluk emblem, Mamluk period (1250–1517), late 15th–early 16th century, Egypt, Wool, appliqued and embroidered (1972.120.3)
Textile Fragment, 5th century, Byzantine; Made in Egypt, Polychrome wool and undyed linen, tapestry, weave (90.5.807)
Textile Tunic (Jibbeh), 1881–98, Sudan; Mahdist, Cotton, wool (1993.370)
Tunic, 5th century, Probably from Panopolis (Ahkmim), Egypt, Undyed linen and purple wool, design in tapestry weave (26.9.8)