tunic / textile
Textile fragment of tunic; woollen cloth, from the side of the body or shoulder of a tunic, the warp and main weft are undyed, with part of a tapestry band, worked in green, orange and blue wool and undyed linen on a purple-coloured woollen ground, with a plain weave triple band, in red and yellow (?), separated and bordered by 'pin-stripes' of blue and green, at the extremity there is a twisted starting border succeded by a double row of twining in green and orange with an area of darning at the opposite end, near this and next to the tapestry band there is a small x-motif brocaded in purple and green. The style of the tapestry decoration is reminiscent of the lower mosaics of the 'Dome of the Rock'.
- 7thC-8thC (circa)
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Length: 24 centimetres (max)
- Width: 45 centimetres (max)
Information from Hero Granger-Taylor 
fair (some holes)
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA61710
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