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Medallion (Egypt), 3rd–4th century

This is a Medallion. It is dated 3rd–4th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is warp: s-spun linen; wefts: s-spun linen, s-spun wool and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry), open slits. 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: 44.2 x 43.8 cm (17 3/8 x 17 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Medallion (Egypt), 3rd–4th century; warp: s-spun linen; wefts: s-spun linen, s-spun wool; H x W: 44.2 x 43.8 cm (17 3/8 x 17 1/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-199

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