Textile Band


From: Egypt | Illahun | Fayum

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E1443I.1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Coptic
Provenience Egypt | Illahun | Fayum
Period Coptic Period
Date Made 600-799 CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Tapestry Weave

Warp: \ linen; ud

Weft: \ linen; ud: / wool; light purple, red, dark-blue, blue-green, green, yellow, apricot, tan.

Technique: Tapestry over 2 warps.

Dog-leg guard bands. Diagonal lattice of scattered petals with interstitual discs and half discs carrying conventional plant forms.

Length 8.7 cm
Width 25 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895
Other Number E 1443I - Other Number

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