Fragment of plain linen; at one end, a band of empty warp threads bordered on both sides by two single threads of purple wool, with a fringe of warp threads beyond. "Roman".
Materials: linen, wool; Technique: simple tabby, band of empty warp threads; Warp: linen, S-spin, c. 23 ends per cm; Weft: linen and wool S-spin, c. 13 picks per cm; Edges: 3 fragmentary or cut; one with fringe; Sewing: none.
Textile fragment; linen; plain except for fringe and drawn thread work, with double line of thicker, dark brown or purple wool bordering it.
- Length: 43 centimetres
- Width: 25.5 centimetres
Collection purchased at sale on 6th Dec 1954, lots 154, 155 and 156.
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Object reference number: MCB3074
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