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Accession_Number 2005.7.10
adlib_title tabby; dovetailing; self-banding; wrapping around one warp thread textile fragment
Shape Textile
Shape_description Sub-rectilinear textile fragment
Material Linen; wool
Fabric
Fabric_description Unbleached linen ground weave with red wool strip and red wool medallion
Munsell_color
Decoration Narrow red wool strip with arrow design; small red medallion
Inscriptions
Condition Fragment. Good, although medallion is attached to main textile by only a few threads.
Technique/Style Tabby; dovetailing; self-banding; wrapping around one warp thread
Provenance Unknown
Period Early Byzantine
Date 5-6 c. AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.95.0018.jpg
2005.95.0018.jpg
Top view of an early Byzantine textile fragment with a narrow red wool strip with arrow design and a small red medallion
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2005.95.0019.jpg
Top view of an early Byzantine textile fragment with a narrow red wool strip with arrow design and a small red medallion
2005.95.0020.jpg
2005.95.0020.jpg
Detail of an early Byzantine textile fragment with a narrow red wool strip with arrow design and a small red medallion
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2005.95.0021.jpg
Reverse detail of an early Byzantine textile fragment with a narrow red wool strip with arrow design and a small red medallion
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2005.95.0022.jpg
Top view (side two) of an early Byzantine textile fragment with a narrow red wool strip with arrow design and a small red medallion
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2008.07.0021.jpg
Top view of an early Byzantine textile fragment with a narrow red wool strip with arrow design and a small red medallion.
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2012.97.0004.jpg
Top view of an early Byzantine textile fragment with a narrow red wool strip with arrow design and a small red medallion.
Comparanda
Bibliography A.L. Harris, "Recent Acquisitions and Conservation of Antiquities at the Ure Museum, University of Reading 2004-2008," Archaeological Reports 2007-2008 (2008) 182-83 fig. 15.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 17.0; W. 3.5
Location Coptic textiles
Edited_by Anthea Harris; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 31.07.2005; 11.01.2006; 06.01.2009; 18.04.2017
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