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Shoulder band

Shoulder band

  • Place of origin:

    Akhmim (made)

  • Date:

    6th/7th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    741-1886

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Portion of a shoulder-band from a tunic, tapestry-woven in coloured wools and undyed linen thread on linen warps. Mounted huntsman with a lance attacking a lion. Above, portion of a standing figure. Double floral border on each side. The ground is pink.

Physical description

Portion of a shoulder-band from a tunic, tapestry-woven in coloured wools and undyed linen thread on linen warps. Mounted huntsman with a lance attacking a lion. Above, portion of a standing figure. Double floral border on each side. The ground is pink.

Place of Origin

Akhmim (made)

Date

6th/7th century (made)

Dimensions

Length: 11 in, Width: 3.5 in

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

tapestry woven, 600-799, Egyptian

Materials

Linen; Wool

Techniques

Weaving

Collection

Middle East Section

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