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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Akhmim (made)

  • Date:

    3rd/4th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    1342-1888

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Fragment of a large roundel from a woollen cloth; tapestry-woven in purple and yellowish wool. Interlaced bands forming panels filled with geometrical and conventional flower ornament. Guilloche border.

Physical description

Fragment of a large roundel from a woollen cloth; tapestry-woven in purple and yellowish wool. Interlaced bands forming panels filled with geometrical and conventional flower ornament. Guilloche border.

Place of Origin

Akhmim (made)

Date

3rd/4th century (made)

Dimensions

Length: 19 in, Width: 12 in, Diameter: 21 in approx. of complete roundel

Descriptive line

tapestry woven, Egyptian; Egyptian, Byzantine period. Wool warp

Materials

Wool

Techniques

Weaving

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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