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Fragment (Egypt)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 8th–9th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is warp: s-spun linen. wefts: s-spun linen, s-spun wools and its technique is slit tapestry with supplementary weft wrapping. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (Egypt); warp: s-spun linen. wefts: s-spun linen, s-spun wools; H x W: 6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-172

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