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Panel

Panel

  • Place of origin:

    Akhmim, Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    300 - 499 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plain woven linen and tapestry woven wool and linen appliqued

  • Museum number:

    1265-1888

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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This fragment from a linen cloth has a tapestry woven panel showing a bird in purple wool with details in red, pink and yellow wool. The birds most commonly found on these early Egyptian decorative panels are the quail, which is represented here, or the partridge.

Physical description

Rectangular fragment from a linen cloth with appliqued square panel of tapestry weave in purple wool with details in red, pink and yellow wool. The panel show a quail and two plants within guilloche border.

Place of Origin

Akhmim, Egypt (made)

Date

300 - 499 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Plain woven linen and tapestry woven wool and linen appliqued

Dimensions

Length: 27 cm, Width: 22.6 cm

Object history note

From a linen tunic or hanging. Purchased from Revd. Greville Chester.

Descriptive line

Square panel from a linen cloth, tapestry woven in purple wool showing a quail.

Materials

Wool; Linen

Techniques

Applied work; Plain weave; Tapestry weave

Subjects depicted

Tree; Quail

Categories

Textiles; Tapestry

Collection code

T&F

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