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Egypt : Coptic Art - Woolen


Coptic Art - Woolen





A woolen - linen piece of a carpet dating back to the 9th. century. It is of vivid intertwined colours and geometric figures reminiscent of folkloric Coptic art. Such a carpet may be used as a bedspread, a carpeting piece or a curtain. It was made at a workroom at Akhmim and Ashmoun districts in Upper Egypt.

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