Textile Band

Sleeve Band


From: Egypt | Illahun | Fayum

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E1443H
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Coptic | Islamic
Provenience Egypt | Illahun | Fayum
Period Coptic Period | Islamic
Date Made 800-1099 CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Tablet Weave

Tablet woven band. Indicated by width and regularity. Two selvadges, then applied to garment. Likely sleeve band.

Warp: \/ wool; rust & brown

Weft: \\ wool; rust & brown: Pat: \\ linen; ud: \\ wool; yellow, green.

Technique: Cloth with paired wefts, brocaded with linen and wool.

2 geometric patterns alternate.

Length 3.5 cm
Width 18 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895
Other Number E 1443 - Original Number

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