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Date:      6th–8th century  Culture:      Byzantine  Medium:      Wool  Dimensions:      11 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. (29.9 x 6.6 cm)  Classification:      Textiles-Woven  Credit Line:      Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in honor of Nobuko Kajitani, 2002  Accession Number:      2002.239.2

Date: 6th–8th century Culture: Byzantine Medium: Wool Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. (29.9 x 6.6 cm) Classification: Textiles-Woven Credit Line: Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in honor of Nobuko Kajitani, 2002 Accession Number: 2002.239.2

VISANTIA IN PICTURES - Coptic fabrics from the collection of the Pushkin Museum named after Pushkin

VISANTIA IN PICTURES - Coptic fabrics from the collection of the Pushkin Museum named after Pushkin

Egyptt, Alexandria, Type: border fragment, Period: 3th Century Warp: Linen and wool pattern weft on a wool warp in slit tapestry technique with some curved wefting. 14-15 warps/cm. Colors: Brick red, brown-black, beige, olive brown, rust red.

Egyptt, Alexandria, Type: border fragment, Period: 3th Century Warp: Linen and wool pattern weft on a wool warp in slit tapestry technique with some curved wefting. 14-15 warps/cm. Colors: Brick red, brown-black, beige, olive brown, rust red.

Коптские ткани. . Ancient Coptic Textile. Egyptian Coptic. Tunic Border textile fragment. 400-500 A.D

Коптские ткани. . Ancient Coptic Textile. Egyptian Coptic. Tunic Border textile fragment. 400-500 A.D

wallacegardens:    Turkish woven textile, tulips, late 16th Century, silk and silver lamella. The tulips represent true-to-life depictions of Turkish plants, but with the added abstract emblem-like elements.

wallacegardens: Turkish woven textile, tulips, late 16th Century, silk and silver lamella. The tulips represent true-to-life depictions of Turkish plants, but with the added abstract emblem-like elements.

Pre-Columbian Inca Textile, Peru, circa: 1500. Repinned by Elizabeth VanBuskirk, author of "Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu," short stories and folk tales that  involve the meaning in people's lives of Peruvian Inca weavings today.

Pre-Columbian Inca Textile, Peru, circa: 1500. Repinned by Elizabeth VanBuskirk, author of "Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu," short stories and folk tales that involve the meaning in people's lives of Peruvian Inca weavings today.

Beautiful! I would love a headboard made with this! Or a closet curtain! A shower curtain! Anything!

Beautiful! I would love a headboard made with this! Or a closet curtain! A shower curtain! Anything!

Date:      6th–8th century  Culture:      Byzantine  Medium:      Wool  Dimensions:      12 3/8 x 4 15/16 in. (31.5 x 12.5 cm)  Classification:      Textiles-Woven  Credit Line:      Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in honor of Nobuko Kajitani, 2002  Accession Number:      2002.239.4

Date: 6th–8th century Culture: Byzantine Medium: Wool Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 4 15/16 in. (31.5 x 12.5 cm) Classification: Textiles-Woven Credit Line: Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in honor of Nobuko Kajitani, 2002 Accession Number: 2002.239.4

4th century textile fragment: Hanging Fragment with Bird and Basket. Coptic/Egypt in wool and linen; tapestry weave.

4th century textile fragment: Hanging Fragment with Bird and Basket. Coptic/Egypt in wool and linen; tapestry weave.

Fragment  Date:     13th century Geography:     Spain Culture:     Islamic Medium:     Silk; tapestry-woven

Fragment Date: 13th century Geography: Spain Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk; tapestry-woven