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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Akhmim (made)

  • Date:

    5th/6th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    1372-1888

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Shoulder-band from a linen tunic, tapestry-woven in red wool and undyed linen thread. Wvy stem with rosettes, interrupted by plant forms. It terminates in a pendent trefoil.

Physical description

Shoulder-band from a linen tunic, tapestry-woven in red wool and undyed linen thread. Wvy stem with rosettes, interrupted by plant forms. It terminates in a pendent trefoil.

Place of Origin

Akhmim (made)

Date

5th/6th century (made)

Dimensions

Length: 20.5 in, Width: 1 in, Width: 0.5 in of band

Object history note

Purchased from the Reverend Greville John Chester

Descriptive line

tapestry woven, Egyptian; Egyptian, Byzantine-Islamic period. "S" wool

Materials

Linen; Wool

Techniques

Weaving

Collection

Middle East Section

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