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Woven linen

Woven linen

  • Place of origin:

    Bahnasa (made)

  • Date:

    6th century (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund in 1904

  • Museum number:

    1275-1904

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Panel from a linen cloth, tapestry-woven in dark purple wool and white linen thread. The panel is a pointed oval in shape, and has an equestrian figure within a circle with scroll ornament attached to each side.

Physical description

Panel from a linen cloth, tapestry-woven in dark purple wool and white linen thread. The panel is a pointed oval in shape, and has an equestrian figure within a circle with scroll ornament attached to each side.

Place of Origin

Bahnasa (made)

Date

6th century (made)

Dimensions

Height: 6 in, Width: 3 in

Descriptive line

tapestry, 500-699, Egyptian

Materials

Linen; Wool

Techniques

Weaving

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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