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textile / sock / sleeve

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA72266

  • Description

    Small knitted tube, the lower end ragged, the upper end cast off. All cotton white, pale brown, pink and pale blue. Design of multiple stripes, based on two wider decorated stripes, a - towards the top with double hooks in white on a blue ground and b - towards the bottom a more complex geometric figure, a stylised inscription or possibly two stylised birds joined back to back and head to tail in white on pink.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 11thC-12thC (?)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 11 centimetres
    • Width: 8.5 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Made in India.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    good

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1989

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA72266

  • Registration number

    1990,0127.443

  • Additional IDs

    • QI.66
    • QI.T/170
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