From: Egypt | Fayum

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E16950C
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Fayum
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Tapestry Weave

Warp: \ wool; ud.

Weft: \, / linen; ud: \ wool; ud, purple.

Technique: Tapestry over one alt two warps.

A. Knee medallion. B. Shoulder medallion. C. Clavus.

Border of five-lobed trees set off by discs. Diagonal diaper of twisted interlace. Pattern spacing determined by diagonal dovetailing of ground wefts.

Length 5 cm
Width 48.5 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

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