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Fragment (Egypt)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 10th–12th century and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is linen, wool and its technique is plain weave, resist dyed, tapestry weave, wefts single, eccentric wefts, slits, vertical wrapping. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Clara Waldeck.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 35.6 × 67.3 cm (14 × 26 1/2 in.)

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Fragment (Egypt); linen, wool; H x W: 35.6 × 67.3 cm (14 × 26 1/2 in.); 1972-81-29

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