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Clavus Band (Egypt)

This is a Clavus band. It is dated 6th–7th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is warp; s-spun two ply z-twist linen. wefts: s-spun linen, s-spun wool and its technique is slit tapestry woven 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.

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Clavus Band (Egypt); Previously owned by Stanislas Baron ; warp; s-spun two ply z-twist linen. wefts: s-spun linen, s-spun wool; Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-23

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