- Long, narrow fragment of woven fabric with undyed linen warp (with some multiple warps) and purple wool weft. Two picks of paired linen wefts form a line down the center of the fragment.
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- Fabric Structure Simple
- Weft-faced plain weave.
- Somewhat dirty and worn. Some damaged wool wefts leave exposed warps. There are some small edge tears.
- Border Type
- Structure Details
- Warps alternate between single and tripled.
- Photo Side 1
- Selvedge Type
Yarn Number 22620.WA.01 22620.WE.01 22620.WE.02 Color Dyes Identified pale beige (OISH) pale beige (OISH) dark dull purple (439) Count 8 (1 or 3) too few for accurate count 32 Fiber Content flax flax wool Function warp weft weft Spin Direction s s z Twist Level varies, med - high med varies, med - high Yarn Structure single single, used doubled single