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Accession_Number 2005.7.12
adlib_title tabby; wrapping around one warp thread textile fragment
Shape Textile
Shape_description Sub-rectilinear textile fragment
Material Linen; wool
Fabric
Fabric_description Wool ground weave with central band in unbleached linen and blue-purple wool
Munsell_color
Decoration Band of geometric design flanked by wave-crest border. Executed in linen threads
Inscriptions
Condition Good
Technique/Style Tabby; wrapping around one warp thread
Provenance Unknown
Period Early Islamic
Date 7-9 c. AD
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.95.0007.jpg
2005.95.0007.jpg
Detail of an early Islamic textile fragment with central band in unbleached linen and blue-purple wool.
2005.95.0008.jpg
2005.95.0008.jpg
Top view (side two) of an early Islamic textile fragment with central band in unbleached linen and blue-purple wool.
2005.95.0009.jpg
2005.95.0009.jpg
Top view (side two) of an early Islamic textile fragment with central band in unbleached linen and blue-purple wool.
2008.07.0022.jpg
2008.07.0022.jpg
Top view of an early Islamic textile fragment with central band in unbleached linen and blue-purple wool.
2012.97.0015.jpg
2012.97.0015.jpg
Top view of an early Islamic textile fragment with central band in unbleached linen and blue-purple wool.
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. 17.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
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Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 12.0; W. 12.5
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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