From: Egypt | Fayum

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E17046C
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Fayum
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Tapestry Weave

Warp: \ linen; tan

Weft: \ linen; tan: \ wool; ud and mixed-brown, purple, red, dark-blue, blue, green, blue-green, yellow, golder-tan, grey and purple.

Technique: Tapestry over two warps.

Two wide bands with narrow chevron guard bands. Diagonal lattice formed by oblong panels carrying leaves (?) with concentric lozenges at the intersections and interstitual discs carrying plant forms or baskets of fruit or flowers.

Length 28 cm
Width 47.5 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

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