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Woven wool

Woven wool

  • Place of origin:

    Akhmim (made)

  • Date:

    5th/6th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    678-1886

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Band, woven in blue wool and undyed linen thread with a row of oval geometrical devices separated by pairs of triangles touching at the apex on a blue ground. Both ovals and triangles are outlined by discs.

Physical description

Band, woven in blue wool and undyed linen thread with a row of oval geometrical devices separated by pairs of triangles touching at the apex on a blue ground. Both ovals and triangles are outlined by discs.

Place of Origin

Akhmim (made)

Date

5th/6th century (made)

Dimensions

Length: 6 in, Width: 4 in

Object history note

631-1886 to 922-1886 inclusive purchased for £300 from Henry Wallis.

Descriptive line

brocaded, 500-699, Asia Minor

Materials

Wool; Linen thread

Techniques

Weaving

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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