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Textile

Cloth

Object Number:E17046C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Fayum
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Linen
Wool
Technique:Tapestry Weave
Length: 28 cm
Width: 47.5 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

Description

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 crude leaves (?) with concentric lozenges at the intersections and interstitual discs carrying plant forms or baskets of fruit or flowers.

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