Clavus (uncertain)


From: Egypt | Fayum | Hawara

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E1443V
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Fayum | Hawara
Period Coptic
Date Made 6th-9th century CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Tapestry Weave

Warp: \ wool; ud

Weft: \ linen; ud: \ wool; ud, dark-grey.

Technique: Tapestry over 1 warp.

Plain edges. Bands carry a series of hearts, enclosing trees, connected by a straight stem sprouting curly tendrils between hearts. Probably double clavus band.

Length 24 cm
Width 38.4 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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