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« on: December 22, 2009 02:32:00 PM »

Dress Like An Egyptian

Found a very cool doc while searching for "sprang" and "egypt"

"Information Pack on Textiles in the
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (London)
for Students Studying Textiles at Key Stage 4"
Produced with the support of the Sharing Museum Skills Awards
http://www.petrie.ucl.ac.uk/textilepack.doc <- click here


Introduction: The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology and its Textiles

Section I: Examples of garments and other textiles in the Petrie Museum
Tarkhan dress (with diagrams)
Deshasheh dresses (with diagrams)
Gurob sleeves
Bead-net dress
Beaded headband
Sprang-cap (finger woven netting)
Socks (single needle knitting/nalbinding?)
Household textiles
Soft toys
Painted shrouds and Mummy wrappings

You've got to check this out!
Good overview with some interesting drawings!

Have a good day!
Franco Rios
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