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WARP: cream wool; Z2S; 20 threads per inch (90 per dm).
WEFT: cream wool (check); 1 shoot after each pattern weft; 18 weft threads per inch (80 per dm). Pattern: wool and cotton; wool Z2S, cotton, (check). 8 colours: red, orange, yellow/green, dark blue, blue, purple, dark brown, white cotton; Z3S; Sequence: over 4 warp threads and back behind 2.
SIDE FINISH: returned wefts. Blue and brown wool has been used to oversew the sides when assembling the bag. They now resemble tufts of wool.
END FINISH: Lower: cut. Upper: 1 cm. max plainweave with dark brown wool turned and stitched in place with dark brown goats' hair (?); 2 remnants of thick cord (loop?) halfway along top.
DESIGN: there are eight bands of geometric design. The central, deep band has a white ground with a band of three hooked ovoids containing a quartered motif with two-quarters on the white ground; bands 2 and 6 share a design of triangular motifs on a red ground; bands 1, 3, 5, and 7 share the same small design in a variety of colours on a white ground; band 8 has a horizontally reciprocal three-pronged 'chain' in red and green.
Catalogue date: 27.3.91
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Length: 44 cm maximum, Length: 38 cm minimum, Width: 49 cm maximum, Width: 46 cm minimum
see also Circ. 342-1925 which may be the other end of the same bag.
Wool; Cotton; Goat hair
Equestrian equipment; Transport
Middle East Section