- Fragment of brown/black woven goat hair fabric with a divided band of brown/orange goat hair. Each half of the divided band consists of two picks of brown/orange with two picks of brown/black between. There is also a large weft-wrapping diamond.
- Accession Number
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- Fabric Structure Simple
- Balanced plain weave.
- Dirty and worn. There are a few small interior holes and larger edge tears along with areas of damaged weft that leave exposed warps. Stiff and brittle. There is a small amount of edge fraying.
- Border Type
- Structure Details
- There is a large diamond of brown/orange goat hair, consisting of three rows of weft-wrapping. The diamond is 5 cm warpwise and 5 cm weftwise, although, the right side is incomplete and this measurement would have been longer originally. The weft-wrapping continues for a short distance from the top and bottom of the diamond.
- Photo Side 1
- Selvedge Type
Yarn Number 12106a.WA.01 12106a.WE.01 12106a.WE.02 Color Dyes Identified brown/black (440) brown/black (440) medium brown/orange (469) Count 5 7 too few for accurate count Fiber Content goat hair goat hair goat hair Function warp weft weft - also weft-wrapping Spin Direction ssZ ssZ ssZ Twist Level med med med Yarn Structure 2-ply 2-ply 2-ply