Piece of a draw-loom silk

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  • Title

    Piece of a draw-loom silk

  • Associated place

    Akhmim (find spot)
  • Date

    possibly 6th - 7th century AD (AD 501 - 700)
  • Material and technique

    woven silk

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    18 x 7 cm (length x width)
    base fabric, along width 0.02 cm (thread diameter)
    base fabric, along length 0.02 cm (thread diameter)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Reverend G.J. Chester, 1887.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 30 | Mediterranean World
  • Museum department


  • Accession no.


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