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Rug Fragment

Object Name:
Fragment
Date:
8th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Wool, cotton, or linen
Dimensions:
8 in. high 7.87 in. wide (20.3 cm high 20 cm wide)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Gift of Phocion J. Tano, 1951
Accession Number:
51.85.1d
Not on view
Phocion J. Tano, Cairo, Egypt (until 1951; gifted to MMA)
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