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Textile Fragment

Clavus

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Object Number:E16900B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Egypt
Fayum
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Linen
Wool
Length: 14 cm
Width: 38.3 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

Description

Warp: \ woll; mixed-dark-brown.

Weft: \ linen; tan: \ wool; mixed-dark-brown, light purple and grey.

Technique: Tapestry over one warp.

A. Pendant, bird in circle.

B. Fragment of clavus. Plain purple guard bands series of spindles each carrying a small cross.

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