Fragment of a bag - ROM2014_13919_6

ROM2014_13919_6

Fragment of a bag

Medium:Linen twill
Geography: Probably made in Egypt; found at Fostat (Old Cairo)
Date: 11th century
Period: Fatimid Dynasty
Dimensions:
0.5 x 10 x 9.5 cm
Object number: 981.218.136
Credit Line: Division of excavated material granted to the Royal Ontario Museum by the American Research Centre in Egypt, in appreciation of the contribution given to excavations conducted at Fustat, near Cairo, by George Scanlon.
Not on view
DescriptionBag Linen diamond twill Egypt 11th century The recent archaeological finds have provided examples of certain techniques — like this diamond twill — that weren’t previously represented in our Early Islamic textile collection. 
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