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Band Fragment (Egypt), 5th–8th century

This is a Band fragment. It is dated 5th–8th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is warp; s-spun, z-twist linen. wefts; s-spun linen, s-spun wools and its technique is slit tapestry. 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: 16.2 x 12.4 cm (6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. )

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Band Fragment (Egypt), 5th–8th century; warp; s-spun, z-twist linen. wefts; s-spun linen, s-spun wools; H x W: 16.2 x 12.4 cm (6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. ); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-123

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