Sleeve Drape


From: Egypt | Fayum

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E17047
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Fayum
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Brocaded | Tapestry Weave

Warp: \ wool; ud.

Weft: \, \/ linen; ud: \ wool; ud, dark-blue, grey.

Technique: Tapestry over one warp. Emb. with \/ linen.

Hexagonal interlace. See Class IV (E 1443, card 6) for border. Fragment of brocaded band app. (mostly perished). Brocade seems to have been red-purple and grey.

Length 25.5 cm
Width 43.8 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

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