Akhim green taquete

Akhim green taquete

Date 350-450
Culture Akhim, Egypt (possibly made)
Technique: taquete

Museum Notes: "WOOLLENS, 4th-7th century AD. 
West-faced compound tabby. Warp proportion: 1 main, 1 binding end. 
Weft of 2-3 colours, 1 pick of each in turn. Wool spun S, except for red and light green picks in chequered piece, which are Z. This piece was found in Akhmîm, the smallest piece at Qau-el-Kebir, near Asyut, and the rest at unrecorded sites iN Egypt. This piece was purchased ion 1886. 
WOOLLENS, 4th - 7th century Ad. 
Weft-faced compound tabby. Warp proportion : 1 main, 1 binding end. Weft of 2-3 colours, 1 pick of each in turn. Wool spun S, except for red and light green picks in checkered piece, which are Z. This piece was found in Akhmîm, the smallest piece at Qau-el-Kebir, near Asyut, and the rest at unrecorded sites in Egypt. 
This work was purchased in 1886."

Notes:

Sett: to be estimated
PPI 35-36
Photo reference numbers 89+
Measurements 7" 4.5
Pattern large on left 2.25" tall by 1.5 on right 2.25" tall 2" full repeat of single pattern
2 blocks .25 wide block 2 is 1/8th" repeated 8 times then sets of 1/16th" wide 
Red bands are 1" 
Photo 99 5 warp threads per wide block equals 16 epi 15 weft ends per large block equals 45 ppi or 23 passes

 

 

Culture: 
Egyptian
Museum Rereference Number: 
899-1886