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Coat

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Object Number:E16838B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Fayum
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wool
Length: 10.8 cm
Width: 37.7 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

Description

Warp: \ wool; ud.

Weft: \ wool; dark-blue and red, dark-blue and a-little-red, purple.

Technique: Tapestry over one warp. Wide clavi bands on a natural wool coat. There are narrow bands on the edges which look much bluer but the colors spun together are the same, the proportion is different. A. Wide clavi bands and fringe. B. Wide calvi bands. C. Wide clavi bands and a stylized plant form of purple, and fringe. D. Fragment of clavus band.

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