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Fragment (Egypt)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 3rd–4th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is warp: s-spun wool. weft: s-spun linen, s-spun wool 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

Warp x Weft: 17.1 x 17.1 cm (6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (Egypt); Previously owned by Stanislas Baron ; warp: s-spun wool. weft: s-spun linen, s-spun wool; Warp x Weft: 17.1 x 17.1 cm (6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-57

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