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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    1300-1500 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wool, knitting

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs D Russell

  • Museum number:

    T.87-1937

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A fragment of very fine wool knitting worked in terracotta, beige, cream, blue and grey-green wools, in a complex pattern of abstract lozenges and arches with a stylised lion.

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)

Date

1300-1500 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

wool, knitting

Dimensions

Length: 50 cm approx, Width: 27.5 cm approx

Descriptive line

knitted, 1300-1500, Egyptian, blue, terracotta, brown & cream

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Richard Rutt, A History of Hand Knitting, London: Batsford, 1987, pp.36-7

Materials

Wool

Techniques

Knitting

Categories

Africa

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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