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Fragment (Egypt)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 9th–12th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is wool and its technique is tapestry weave (plain weave) with eccentric weft. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 17.8 x 23.5 cm (7 in. x 9 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (Egypt); wool; Warp x Weft: 17.8 x 23.5 cm (7 in. x 9 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-454

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