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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    300-700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tapestry woven wool and linen

  • Credit Line:

    Given by University College London

  • Museum number:

    T.568-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment from a linen tunic with tapestry woven parallel bands of purple wool and undyed linen thread. There are a wavy, foliated stem, and a parallel band filled with a succession of arrow-shapes, both with a border of crested ornament.

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)

Date

300-700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tapestry woven wool and linen

Dimensions

Length: 107 cm, Width: 65 cm

Descriptive line

Fragment from a tunic of tapestry woven wool and linen, Egypt, approx. 300-700.

Production Note

Made in Coptic Egypt during the late Antiquity.

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Africa; Archaeology

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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