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Fragment

Date:
4th–5th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt, Akhmim (former Panopolis)
Medium:
Wool; double weave
Dimensions:
8 7/8 in. high 8 1/16 in. wide (22.5 cm high 20.5 cm wide)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.657
Not on view
Emil Brugsch-Bey, Cairo (until 1890; sold to Baker); George F. Baker, New York (1890; gifted to MMA)
Dimand, Maurice S. "Early Christian Weavings from Egypt." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 20, no. 2 (February) (1925). p. 56, fig. 3.



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