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1938

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Fragment Of A Garment With Embroidered Inscription (Egypt)

This is a Fragment of a garment with embroidered inscription. It is dated 908–932 AD and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 6 × 20 cm (2 3/8 × 7 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment Of A Garment With Embroidered Inscription (Egypt); silk embroidery, linen foundation; H x W: 6 × 20 cm (2 3/8 × 7 7/8 in.); 1938-83-1

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