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Four strips with embroidered goats

ca. 2nd century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Central Asia
Wool, cotton (braided wool with cotton embroidery)
a: 17.3 x 1.5 in. (44 x 3.8 cm) b: 12.6 x 1.5 in. (32 x 3.8 cm) c: 7.1 x 1.5 in. (18 x 3.8 cm) d: 4.5 x .3 in. (11.5 x .8 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of Inanna Gifts and Rogers Fund, 2000
Accession Number:
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 2000, purchased from Jeremy Pine, London.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 131 (Jul. 1,2000 - Jun. 30, 2001), p. 11.

Phipps, Elena. 2010. "Cochineal Red: The Art History of a Color." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 67, p. 11, fig. 14.
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