Textile Band


From: Egypt | Fayum | Hawara

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E1443U
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Fayum | Hawara
Period Coptic
Date Made 6th-9th century CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Tapestry Weave | Embroidered

Warp: \ wool; ud

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

Technique: Tapestry over 1 warp. Emb. with \/ linen.

Guard band of a wide clavus band. Eye (hook and eye) pattern repeated in series.

Length 8.7 cm
Width 50.3 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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