textile / tapestry / curtain
Ragged textile fragment of unbleached linen with scattered tapestry weave motifs in brightly coloured wool including a large semi-complete flower-bud in dark red, yellow, orangey pink, dark and light blue and green, the pink making a flame pattern within the red. Small triangles in red or green. part of one or more further large motifs.
Warp: linen, s-spin, c.10 ends per cm.
Weft: linen and wool s-spin, c.10 picks per cm in plain areas, c35 in tapestry
Condition: Poor - ragged, stained
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Length: 19 centimetres
- Width: 33 centimetres
Information from Hero Granger-Taylor (1991)
poor - ragged and stained
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA61564
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