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Fragment (Egypt), 4th–5th century

This is a Fragment. 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 and its technique is slit tapestry with supplementary wefts for wrapping and loops. 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: 16.9 x 9 cm (6 5/8 x 3 9/16 in. )

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Fragment (Egypt), 4th–5th century; warp; s-spun linen. wefts; s-spun linen, s-spun wool; H x W: 16.9 x 9 cm (6 5/8 x 3 9/16 in. ); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-112

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