Textile (fragment). Figured with small rhombi enclosing circles;1907.A.1111.214a or 214b with selvedge. Made of woven textile (silk.buff?.yellow?).
- 700 (circa)
- Excavated/Findspot: Endere, Ei.030a
- (Asia,China,Xinjiang (autonomous region),Endere)
- Length: 4 centimetres
- Width: 7 centimetres
This record is being updated as part of the Stein Project in the Department of Asia.
The 1907-11-11 group refers to objects from Stein's First Central Asian Expedition, 1900-01. According to Stein's Introduction to 'Ancient Khotan' (1907), the expedition was funded by the Governments of India, the Panjab (Punjab) and from provincial funds of Bengal. All the finds were shipped to London for sorting, research and publication. The Government of India then recommended that Dr Rudolf Hoernle, together with the British Museum, should determine the distribution of the finds (BM Archives, Stein Papers, CE32/23/5).
- Ei.030a (Stein no. (incorrect)?)
Fragments of yellow damask on tabby with the pattern of diamond. The pattern repeat is 0.5cm in warp direction and 0.4cm in weft direction. Selvage on one side: 0.6cm wide with a structure of 1/1 tabby. Weave structures: Warp: silk, untwisted, single, yellow, 46 ends/cm; Weft: silk, untwisted, single, yellow, 29 lats/cm. Weave structure: 1/1 tabby foundation weave with weft floats for pattern. ?????,??,?????,????,??????,???0.5cm,???0.4cm??????0.6cm???,????? ????: ??:?,??,????,??,46?/cm;??:?,??,????,??,29?/cm;??:1/1???????????
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Object reference number: RRC5407
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