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Fragment of a Shawl

Object Name:
Fragment
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave
Dimensions:
H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm) W. 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Pratt, 1931
Accession Number:
31.19.14
Not on view
George D. Pratt, New York (until 1931; gifted to MMA)
Evans, Helen C., and Brandie Ratliff, ed. Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 125B, pp. 184-185, ill. p. 185 (color).

Walker, Daniel S., and Aimee Froom. "Exhibition Notebook." In Tiraz: Inscribed Textiles from Islamic Workshops. New York, NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992. no. 6, pp. 17-18.



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