Taquete Victoria and Albert no. 243-1890

This piece has a pattern of "octagons framing a bird woven with dark born and buff-coloured wool in weft-faced compound tabby. Two small squares of tapestry in prupel wool and linen thread are woven on the same wapr near two corners." (Becker).

Weave Structure: 

Time Period: 

4th C AD

Culture/Region: 

Source: 

Patttern and Loom

Warp: 

linen

Weft: 

wool

Museum: 

The Clothworkers' Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion

Museum Number: 

243-1890