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Textile

Gown

Object Number:E16856C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Fayum
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Linen
Wool
Technique:Tapestry
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

Description

WArp: \ wool; ud.

Weft: \, \/ linen; ud: \ wool; ud, brown, blue and red.

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

Back and two fronts of a gown. Shoulder bands to hem, shoulder panel, small knee panels, double cuff band. M and W pattern. See Class I (E 1443, card 3).

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