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Accession_Number 2005.7.8
adlib_title tabby; wrapping over one warp thread; dovetailing; floating weft textile fragment
Shape Textile
Shape_description Sub-rectlinear textile fragment
Material Linen; wool
Fabric
Fabric_description Unbleached linen ground weave with four bands of tapestry in purple-blue wool
Munsell_color
Decoration Possible foliate design on bands; one area of selvedge/looped border
Inscriptions
Condition Fragment. Poor-fair, although threads are not brittle
Technique/Style Tabby; wrapping over one warp thread; dovetailing; floating weft
Provenance Unknown
Period Early Byzantine
Date 4-7 c. AD
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Artist
Attribution
Image
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2008.07.0005.jpg
Top view of a textile fragment before treatment.
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2008.07.0018.jpg
Top view of a textile fragment before conservation process.
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2008.07.0019.jpg
Top view of a textile fragment before conservation process.
2012.97.0017.jpg
2012.97.0017.jpg
Top view of a textile fragment.
2013.01.0005.jpg
2013.01.0005.jpg
Before conservation process. Un-dyed plain weave linen panel with 4 horizontal bands of tapestry weave in maroon wool; some looped warp ends preserved. Small textile fragment caught in mounting stitches on the reverse side of the card mount; bears similarities...
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2013.01.0006.jpg
Before conservation process.
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2013.02.0028.jpg
During conservation process. Un-dyed plain weave linen panel with 4 horizontal bands of tapestry weave in maroon wool; some looped warp ends preserved. Small textile fragment caught in mounting stitches on the reverse side of the card mount; bears similarities...
2013.02.0029.jpg
2013.02.0029.jpg
Top view of a textile fragment before conservation process.
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2013.03.0014.jpg
Top view of a textile fragment after conservation process.
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2013.03.0015.jpg
Top view of a textile fragment after conservation process.
Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 41.0; W. 25.0
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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