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Shoulder band

Shoulder band

  • Place of origin:

    Akhmim (made)

  • Date:

    4th/5th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    914-1886

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Fragment of a shoulder-band from a linen tunic, tapestry-woven in purple wool and undyed linen thread. Row of gadrooned two-handled vases, each containing two leaves. Border of inverted scallops.

Physical description

Fragment of a shoulder-band from a linen tunic, tapestry-woven in purple wool and undyed linen thread. Row of gadrooned two-handled vases, each containing two leaves. Border of inverted scallops.

Place of Origin

Akhmim (made)

Date

4th/5th century (made)

Dimensions

Length: 8 in, Width: 3.5 in

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

tapestry woven, 300-399, Egyptian

Materials

Linen; Wool

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Middle East Section

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