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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Akhmim (made)

  • Date:

    5th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    1345-1888

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Fragment of the border of a square panel from a woollen cloth, tapestry-woven in coloured wools and undyed linen thread. Row of arch-shaped spaces filled with fruit and leaves. Portion of the drapery of a figure is all that remains of the central subject.

Physical description

Fragment of the border of a square panel from a woollen cloth, tapestry-woven in coloured wools and undyed linen thread. Row of arch-shaped spaces filled with fruit and leaves. Portion of the drapery of a figure is all that remains of the central subject.

Place of Origin

Akhmim (made)

Date

5th century (made)

Dimensions

Length: 6 in, Width: 5 in

Object history note

Purchased from the Reverend Greville John Chester

Descriptive line

tapestry woven, Egyptian; Egyptian, Roman-Islamic period. Wool warp

Materials

Linen; Wool

Techniques

Weaving

Collection

Middle East Section

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