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Ornament (Egypt)

This is a Ornament. 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 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 14.8 x 10.2 cm (5 13/16 x 4 in. )

Cite this object as

Ornament (Egypt); warp; s-spun linen. wefts; s-spun linen, s-spun wool; H x W: 14.8 x 10.2 cm (5 13/16 x 4 in. ); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-95

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