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Square (Egypt)

This is a Square. 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. 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: 9.3 x 8.5 cm (3 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Square (Egypt); warp: s-spun linen. wefts; s-spun linen, s-spun wool; H x W: 9.3 x 8.5 cm (3 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-133

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