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Fragment

Date:
5th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt
Medium:
Silk; tapestry weave
Dimensions:
1.75 in. high 11.50 in. wide (4.4 cm high 29.2 cm wide)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.15
Not on view
Emil Brugsch-Bey, Cairo (until 1890; sold to Baker); George F. Baker, New York (1890; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition," March 14, 2012–July 8, 2012, not in catalogue.

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