Egyptian Textile Museum

The only one of its kind in the Middle East, the Egyptian Textile museum features textiles from ancient Egypt and the Roman, Coptic and Islamic eras. The collection starts at the very beginning, with Pharaonic diapers, and moves on through beautifully embroidered Coptic tunics and great embroidered qiswat – the panels that adorn the Kaaba in Mecca. (Lonely Planet)

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