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Accession_Number 2005.7.4
adlib_title tabby; tapestry; floating weft; dovetailing textile fragment
Shape Textile
Shape_description Rectilinear textile fragment
Material Linen; wool
Fabric
Fabric_description Unbleached linen base fabric with two red-brown wool and linen bands (clavi).
Munsell_color
Decoration Two parallel bands (clavi) with tapestry foliate and zoomorphic design
Inscriptions
Condition Fragment. Good; some distortion of weave; treads quite brittle
Technique/Style Tabby; tapestry; floating weft; dovetailing
Provenance Akhmim, Egypt
Period Early Byzantine / Early Islamic
Date 6-8 c. AD
Dating_details Date uncertain
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.99.0050.jpg
2002.99.0050.jpg
Top view of textile fragment decorated with two parallel bands (clavi) with foliate design.
2005.95.0001.jpg
2005.95.0001.jpg
Top view of textile fragment.
2005.95.0002.jpg
2005.95.0002.jpg
Top view of textile fragment.
2005.95.0003.jpg
2005.95.0003.jpg
Top view of textile fragment.
2008.07.0012.jpg
2008.07.0012.jpg
Detail of a textile fragment decorated with zoomorphic (frog or rabbit?) design.
2008.07.0016.jpg
2008.07.0016.jpg
Top view of textile fragment decorated with two parallel bands (clavi) with foliate design.
2012.97.0006.jpg
2012.97.0006.jpg
Top view of textile fragment decorated with two parallel bands (clavi) with foliate design.
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) 181-82 fig. 14.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 11.7; W. 29.0
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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