- Fragment of brown/black goat hair fabric with a divided yellow pinstripe near one edge. The yellow stripes are each 2 picks with 2 picks of brown/black in between. At the opposite end there is a folded hem. There is evidence of a repair just below the pinstripes.
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- Fabric Structure Simple
- Balanced plain weave.
- The edge opposite the pinstripes was folded twice weft-wise and sewn with large overcast stitches. The stitches are from 2 cm to 2.5 cm long. The sewing yarn is 2-ply black/brown goat hair. There is an area of darning repair just below the pinstripes.
- Dirty and very worn. Edge tears. Edges frayed. Part of the yellow pinstripe wefts have deteriorated. Fabric is stiff and brittle.
- Border Type
- Photo Side 1
- Selvedge Type
Yarn Number 10331a.WA.01 10331a.WE.01 10331a.WE.02 10331a.YN.01 Color Dyes Identified brown/black (440) brown/black (440) deeply yellowed (OITH) with a few brown/black fibers blended in brown/black (440) Count 3 5 too few for accurate count Fiber Content goat hair goat hair goat hair goat hair Function warp weft weft sewing - hem and repair Spin Direction ssZ ssZ ssZ ssZ Twist Level med med med med Yarn Structure 2-ply 2-ply 2-ply 2-ply