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Fragment

Date:
5th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt
Medium:
Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave
Dimensions:
5 11/16 in. high 6 1/2 in. wide (14.5 cm high 16.5 cm wide)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.189
Not on view
Emil Brugsch-Bey, Cairo (until 1890; sold to Baker); George F. Baker, New York (1890; gifted to MMA)
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