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.