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Fragment (Iraq), 10th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated 10th century and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is silk and gold thread embroidery on cotton ground and its technique is split-stitched embroidery on warp-faced plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Marian Hague. It is credited Bequest of Marian Hague.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 14.9 x 10.2 cm (5 7/8 x 4 in.)

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Fragment (Iraq), 10th century; silk and gold thread embroidery on cotton ground; H x W: 14.9 x 10.2 cm (5 7/8 x 4 in.); Bequest of Marian Hague; 1971-50-29

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