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Fragment of a Tunic with a Serpent Motif Shoulder Band

Object Name:
5th–6th century
Attributed to Egypt, Akhmim (former Panopolis)
Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave
12 13/16 in. high 6 11/16 in. wide (32.5 cm high 17 cm wide)
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
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. "Selections from the George F. Baker Gift, 1890," June 13, 2011–August 5, 2012.

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