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Panel

  • Place of origin:

    Akhmim (made)

  • Date:

    3rd/4th century (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dudley B. Mayers, Esq. in 1900

  • Museum number:

    1164-1900

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Roundel from a linen cloth, tapestry-woven in purple wool and undyed linen thread. The circle encloses a lozenge within a square, and the whole surface is covered by an arrangement of vine-stems with bunches of grapes. Border of modified running-wave ornament.

Physical description

Roundel from a linen cloth, tapestry-woven in purple wool and undyed linen thread. The circle encloses a lozenge within a square, and the whole surface is covered by an arrangement of vine-stems with bunches of grapes. Border of modified running-wave ornament.

Place of Origin

Akhmim (made)

Date

3rd/4th century (made)

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.5 in of roundel

Descriptive line

woven linen wool, 300-499, Egyptian; Akhmim, Tapestry woven

Materials

Linen; Wool

Techniques

Weaving

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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