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Ornament (Egypt)

This is a Ornament. It is dated 4th–5th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is warp s-spun linen; wefts s-spun linen, s-spun wool, z-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: 22.2 x 16.8 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Ornament (Egypt); warp s-spun linen; wefts s-spun linen, s-spun wool, z-spun wool; H x W: 22.2 x 16.8 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/8 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-93

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