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Egypt	(find spot) Fustat	(possible find spot) Near East	(place of creation) Date 10th - 15th century AD Material and techniquelinen, embroidered with blue, green, and yellow silk; pulled-thread openwork; linen backing; with a hem and stitching in flax

Egypt (find spot) Fustat (possible find spot) Near East (place of creation) Date 10th - 15th century AD Material and techniquelinen, embroidered with blue, green, and yellow silk; pulled-thread openwork; linen backing; with a hem and stitching in flax

5 c. Fragment of a Tunic. Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave. Dimensions: 3 3/8 in. high 2 3/4 in. wide (8.5 cm high 7 cm wide). Accession Number: 90.5.183

5 c. Fragment of a Tunic. Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave. Dimensions: 3 3/8 in. high 2 3/4 in. wide (8.5 cm high 7 cm wide). Accession Number: 90.5.183

Coptic. Tapestry Weave, 5th-6th century C.E. Silk, linen, 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (4.4 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 15.439. Creative Commons-BY

Coptic. Tapestry Weave, 5th-6th century C.E. Silk, linen, 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (4.4 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 15.439. Creative Commons-BY

Hanging with Christian Images, 500s Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century plain weave (tabby) with inwoven tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linen, 1982.73

Hanging with Christian Images, 500s Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century plain weave (tabby) with inwoven tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linen, 1982.73

Egypt	(find spot) Fustat	(possible find spot) Near East	(place of creation) Date 10th - 15th century AD Material and techniquetwo pieces of linen, embroidered with red and yellow silk; joined with a flat seam in flax; with a pleat sewn with brown silk

Egypt (find spot) Fustat (possible find spot) Near East (place of creation) Date 10th - 15th century AD Material and techniquetwo pieces of linen, embroidered with red and yellow silk; joined with a flat seam in flax; with a pleat sewn with brown silk

Coptic Cross Limestone 700 CE Thebes Egypt by mharrsch, via Flickr (Photographed at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose, California)

Coptic Cross Limestone 700 CE Thebes Egypt by mharrsch, via Flickr (Photographed at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose, California)

Egypt	(find spot) Fustat	(possible find spot) Near East	(place of creation) Date 10th - 15th century AD Material and techniquelinen, embroidered with blue and light-blue silk; with a hem in flax, and a rolled hem in silk Dimensions 16 x 10 cm max. (length x width) along length/width 28 / 26 threads/cm (thread count)

Egypt (find spot) Fustat (possible find spot) Near East (place of creation) Date 10th - 15th century AD Material and techniquelinen, embroidered with blue and light-blue silk; with a hem in flax, and a rolled hem in silk Dimensions 16 x 10 cm max. (length x width) along length/width 28 / 26 threads/cm (thread count)