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Tunic

Object Number:E16854C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Fayum
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Linen
Wool
Length: 22 cm
Width: 43.4 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

Description

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.

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