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cloak / blanket

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1939,1010.179.e

  • Description

    Leather and wool fragments of coarse woollen 2/2 diagonal twill weave, probably deriving from a coarse blanket or cloak. Mounted. Excavated from drinking-vessels complex. See also wool fragments 1939,1010.176.b and 1939,1010.180.e. For leather, see 1939,1010.179.e.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 16.5 centimetres
    • Width: 13 centimetres
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1939

  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1939,1010.179.e

Before conservation April 2006. Leather fragments sandwiched between textiles SH1 & SH4/5 (see nos. 179c & 180e), perhaps from tunic; from drinking-horn complex.

Before conservation April 2006. Leather fragments sandwiched between textiles SH1 & SH4/5 (see nos. 179c & 180e), perhaps from tunic; from drinking-horn complex.

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