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Tunic

Date:
6th–7th century
Geography:
Egypt, Eshmunein
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Wool; tapestry weave
Dimensions:
60.62 in. high 41.00 in. wide (154 cm high 104.1 cm wide)
Classification:
Textiles-Costumes
Credit Line:
Gift of Maurice Nahman, 1912
Accession Number:
12.185.3
Not on view
Maurice Nahman, Cairo (until 1912; gifted to MMA)
Evans, Helen C., and Brandie Ratliff, ed. Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. p. 170.



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