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Fragment (Iraq), 10th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated 10th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is silk and gold thread on cotton ground and its technique is split-stitch embroidery on warp-faced plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 16.6 x 14 cm (6 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (Iraq), 10th century; silk and gold thread on cotton ground; H x W: 16.6 x 14 cm (6 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.); 1951-14-1

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