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Fragment (Egypt), 3rd–4th century

This is a Fragment. 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 with supplementary weft wrapping. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 22.6 x 11.7 cm (8 7/8 x 4 5/8 in. )

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Fragment (Egypt), 3rd–4th century; warp; s-spun linen. wefts; s-spun linen, s-spun wool; H x W: 22.6 x 11.7 cm (8 7/8 x 4 5/8 in. ); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-69

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance.

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