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Fragment (Egypt)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 4th–5th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is linen warp, wool and linen weft and its technique is tapestry woven with slits and wrapping (soumak). 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: 22.9 x 20 cm (9 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Fragment (Egypt); Previously owned by Stanislas Baron ; linen warp, wool and linen weft; H x W: 22.9 x 20 cm (9 x 7 7/8 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-2

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