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Accession_Number 2005.7.14
adlib_title tabby; floating weft textile fragment
Shape Textile
Shape_description Sub-rectilinear textile fragment
Material Linen; wool
Fabric
Fabric_description Coarse unbleached linen ground weave with inlaid woolen threads (blue-green, light brown, and dark red)
Munsell_color
Decoration Inlaid thread decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Fragment. Good
Technique/Style Tabby; floating weft
Provenance Unknown
Period Early Byzantine / Early Islamic
Date 5-9 c. AD
Dating_details Date uncertain
Artist
Attribution
Image
2008.07.0007.jpg
2008.07.0007.jpg
Top view of a Coptic textile fragment before treatment.
2008.07.0025.jpg
2008.07.0025.jpg
Top view of a Coptic textile fragment before treatment.
2012.97.0001.jpg
2012.97.0001.jpg
Top view of a Coptic textile fragment.
2013.01.0007.jpg
2013.01.0007.jpg
Top view of a coptic textile before conservation treatment:Un-dyed linen inlaid with green and red wool in geometric pattern Loose and ingrained soils, heavily stained and folded over; fibres extremely brittle
2013.02.0007.jpg
2013.02.0007.jpg
Textile fragment before conservation process with inlaid thread decoration.
2013.02.0008.jpg
2013.02.0008.jpg
Top view of a coptic textile before conservation treatment:Un-dyed linen inlaid with green and red wool in geometric pattern Loose and ingrained soils, heavily stained and folded over; fibres extremely brittle
2013.03.0016.jpg
2013.03.0016.jpg
Top view of a coptic textile after conservation treatment:Un-dyed linen inlaid with green and red wool in geometric pattern Loose and ingrained soils, heavily stained and folded over; fibres extremely brittle
2013.03.0017.jpg
2013.03.0017.jpg
Top view of a coptic textile after conservation treatment.
Comparanda Liverpool 56.21.973
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 27.0; W. 10.0
Location Coptic textiles
Edited_by Anthea Harris; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 31.07.2005; 11.01.2006; 18.04.2017
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