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1300-1500 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

A fragment of very fine wool knitting worked in terracotta, beige, cream, blue and grey-green wools, in a complex pattern of abstract lozenges and arches with a stylised lion.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
wool, knitting
Brief Description
knitted, 1300-1500, Egyptian, blue, terracotta, brown & cream
Physical Description
A fragment of very fine wool knitting worked in terracotta, beige, cream, blue and grey-green wools, in a complex pattern of abstract lozenges and arches with a stylised lion.
Dimensions
  • Approx length: 50cm
  • Approx width: 27.5cm
Style
Credit line
Given by Mrs D Russell
Bibliographic Reference
Richard Rutt, A History of Hand Knitting, London: Batsford, 1987, pp.36-7
Collection
Accession Number
T.87-1937

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record createdOctober 31, 2006
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