Textile Band


From: Egypt | Fayum | Hawara

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E1443J.1
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Fayum | Hawara
Period Coptic
Date Made 6th-9th century CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Tapestry Weave

Three dark, rectangular bands on a tan background. Fringe at edge.

Warp: \ linen; ud

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

Technique: Tapestry over 2 warps. Guard band tapestry over 1 warp.

Narrow purple guard bands. Scattered petals between.

Length 19 cm
Width 9.6 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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