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Fragment

Date:
5th–6th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Wool, linen; tapestry weave
Dimensions:
17 5/16 in. high 1 3/16 in. wide (44 cm high 3 cm wide)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.722
Not on view
Emil Brugsch-Bey, Cairo (until 1890; sold to Baker); George F. Baker, New York (1890; gifted to MMA)
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