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Accession_Number 2005.7.3
adlib_title tabby; tapestry; floating weft; dovetailing textile fragment
Shape Textile
Shape_description Fragment of leaf-shaped textile
Material Linen; wool
Fabric
Fabric_description Unbleached linen ground weave with tapestry areas in red-brown wool and linen thread
Munsell_color
Decoration Stylised fig leaf and stem
Inscriptions
Condition Fragment. Good
Technique/Style Tabby; tapestry; floating weft; dovetailing
Provenance Akhmim, Egypt
Period Early Byzantine
Date 4-6 c. AD
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Image
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2002.99.0049.jpg
Top view of a textile fragment in the shape of a stylized fig leaf and stem.
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Top view of an early Byzantine textile fragment in the shape of a stylized fig leaf and stem.
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Top view of an early Byzantine textile fragment in the shape of a stylized fig leaf and stem.
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Top view of an early Byzantine textile fragment in the shape of a stylized fig leaf and stem.
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Before the conservation process. Top view of a Coptic textile with a palm tree shaped design; tapestry weave; un-dyed linen warp, wefts of un-dyed linen and maroon wool; supplementary weft; cut edges Light surface soils; light brown stains
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Mirror view of the top view of a textile fragment in the shape of a stylized fig leaf and stem.
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Reversed object - Top view of a coptic textile before the conservation processm
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Box containing a fig leaf shaped textile fragment after the consevation process.
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Top view of a textile fragment after the conservation process has been completed.
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Top view of a open box of the textile fragment after conservation process.
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Top view of a open box showing the textile fragment after consevation process.
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Top view of a open box showing the reversed textile fragment after consevation process.
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2013.03.0006.jpg
Top view of a open box showing the reversed textile fragment after consevation process.
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Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 8.0; W. 20.4
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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