From: Egypt | Fayum

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E16854C
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Fayum
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool

Warp: \ wool; ud.

Weft: \ linen; tan: \ wool; ud, yellow, dark-green-blue, green, tan, mixed-red, apricot, apricot and tan, mixed pink.

Technique: Tapestry over one warp.

Broad bands with narrow guard bands of X's alt. with half circles around dots. Main band, diagonal lattice of scattered petals with discs at the intersections carrying conventional plant forms or X and dot. A. Sleeve with cuff band. B-F. Fragments of clavi bands. C. wefts: \ wool; ud, yellow, dark-blue, blue-green, tan, mixed-red, apricot, apricot and tan, mixed pink. The others have combinations of these colors.

Length 22 cm
Width 43.4 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

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