Fragment of tunic sleeve with paired tapestry bands. Decoration, in dark blue on a cream ground, of curving vine stems between cusped and dotted borders. Main colour of tunic, brown (naturally pigmented wool).
Tunic Place of origin: Egypt Materials and Techniques: Plain woven linen or cotton, resist dyed Museum
Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12 Reign: early reign of Amenemhat I Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C. Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Wah (MMA 1102), part of 20.3.203yyyy?, MMA excavations, 1920 Medium: Linen Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1940 Accession Number: 40.3.31
COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENT Egypt circa 5th-7th century "Fragment of Coptic textile in beige-brown weave with a central decorative clavus containing a central band of lozenges each containing a varying motif (a bird, foliage, hares etc), and at each end, a roundel with a standing human figure. 17cm(H) x 31cm(W) / 7"(H) x 1'0(W) Some damage to motif, some holes and general fraying to edges. Suitable for framing" http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ancient-Egyptian-Coptic-textile-Fragment-/331066686347