Pear Samitum

Submitted by Jahanara on Sun, 08/01/2021 - 13:21
Time Period
4th C AD
5th C AD
6th C AD
7th C AD
Weave Structure
Cultures
Warp
silk
Weft
silk
Notes

2189-1900 300-600AD Egypt Pattern woven silk Museum: Clothworkers

Reference Number 2198-1900

Date 300-600 AD

Culture Egypt

Technique pattern woven silk

Sett pear shape is 1"

PPI

Notes “Silk, 1/2 weft-faced compound twill. Warp/silk, proportion 1 main to 1 binding. Weft of silk in 2-4 colours, 1 pick of each in turn.”

Measurements 19-21" long 2.75" wide

Overall pattern 2.5"

Photo reference numbers 83+

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a green cloth with yellow mottifs diamonds made of two lines of circles with a pear shae in the middle of each diamond
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a green cloth with yellow mottifs diamonds made of two lines of circles with a pear shae in the middle of each diamond