Long fragment of undyed linen (cut or torn on both sides) decorated with small triangular motifs in wool tapestry. Each triangle has an orange disc and an orange or pink bar on a dark blue ground. "Coptic" Curatorial I.D. "Byzantine".
Materials: linen, wool; Techniques: simple tabby; tapestry on grouped warp threads; Warp: linen, S-spin, c.16 ends per cm; Weft: linen and wool S-spin, c.9 picks per cm in plain areas, c.38 in tapestry; Edges: two plain selvedges (at extremities of strip), other edges torn or cut.
[[[Furnishing; fragment; undyed linen and wool; simple tabby; tapestry on group warped threads; decorated with small triangular motifs comprising of orange disc and orange or pink bar on dark blue ground.]]]
- Made in: Egypt
- Excavated/Findspot: Egypt
- Length: 139 centimetres
- Width: 13 centimetres
Good though very incomplete.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCB122
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