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Tunic Fragments with Scattered Design

Object Name:
Tunic fragments
Date:
6th–8th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt
Medium:
Linen, wool; tapestry weave
Dimensions:
H. 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm) W. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.50.1819
Not on view
Friedrich FischbachCollection, Wiesbaden (until d. 1908; sold to Dr. Voos for MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition," March 14, 2012–July 8, 2012, no. 105B.

Evans, Helen C., and Brandie Ratliff, ed. Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 105B, pp. 164-165, ill. p. 165 (color).



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