Samitum from Egypt

Submitted by Jahanara on Sun, 08/01/2021 - 13:31
Time Period
5th C AD
6th C AD
7th C AD
Weave Structure
Cultures
Notes

T.34-1917 400-600AD woven silk and linen samite
Museum: Clothworkers
Reference Number T.34-1917
Date 400-600 AD
Culture Akhmim, Egypt (Possibly, made) , Byzantine (Possibly, made) Egypt (Possibly, made)
Technique Samite
Sett
PPI
Notes measurements 5" wide 7" tall 
Warp section 3/4" 
Photo reference numbers 100+

Image
A very sparse textile fragment