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Woven linen

Woven linen

  • Date:

    6th/7th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    643-1890

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Square panel from a cloth, tapestry-woven in coloured wools on woollen warps. It is divided into nine squares and oblongs, filled with animals, those in the squares being enclosed by circles. part of the rest of the cloth, of plain purple wool, remains.

Physical description

Square panel from a cloth, tapestry-woven in coloured wools on woollen warps. It is divided into nine squares and oblongs, filled with animals, those in the squares being enclosed by circles. part of the rest of the cloth, of plain purple wool, remains.

Date

6th/7th century (made)

Dimensions

Length: 11.5 in, Width: 10.5 in

Descriptive line

tapestry, 500-699, Egyptian

Materials

Wool

Techniques

Weaving

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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