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textile / sock / sleeve

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • 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.


  • 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


  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • QI.66
    • QI.T/170
Detail: front


Detail: front

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