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Textile

Clavus

Object Number:E16903
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Fayum
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Linen
Wool
Technique:Tapestry Weave
Length: 12 cm
Width: 22 cm
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 and dark-grey.

Tapestry over one warp.

Guard bands of small ovals joined by a short straight stem. Center pattern, symmetrical plants with scroll tendrils in series.

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