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Accession_Number 2005.7.17
adlib_title tabby textile fragment
Shape Textile
Shape_description Sub-rectilinear textile fragment
Material Linen
Fabric
Fabric_description Undyed coarse linen cloth with decorated braid
Munsell_color
Decoration Decorated braid whiplashed to main fragment
Inscriptions
Condition Fragment. Poor. Decorated braid severely eroded and has spaces where previously there were probably wool (?) tapestry areas. A red-brown substance (dried body fluids?) adheres to the fragment.
Technique/Style Tabby
Provenance Unknown
Period Early Byzantine / Early Islamic
Date 7 c. AD or later
Dating_details Technique and fabric consistent with an Early Byzantine or Early Islamic date
Artist
Attribution
Image
2008.07.0010.jpg
2008.07.0010.jpg
Top view of a linen fragment before treatment.
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2012.97.0009.jpg
2012.97.0009.jpg
Top view of a linen fragment before treatment.
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2013.01.0014.jpg
2013.01.0014.jpg
Top view of the textile fragment before treatment.
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2013.02.0026.jpg
2013.02.0026.jpg
Textile fragment before conservation process.
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2013.02.0027.jpg
2013.02.0027.jpg
Reversed object before conservation treatment.
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2013.03.0047.jpg
2013.03.0047.jpg
Top view of an open box with the finished textile fragment put under conservation process. There is one textile fragment stitched to another fragment– appears to be original construction frag. 1 comprises a narrow braid w/small repeat pattern (pattern now...
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2013.03.0048.jpg
2013.03.0048.jpg
Reversed object after conservation treatment.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. H. 19.5; W. 12.0
Location Coptic textiles
Edited_by Anthea Harris; Kinsey
Date_edited 31.07.2005; 11.01.2006
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