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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
6th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Wool; Slit Tapestry With Eccentric Wefts
Dimensions:
7 x 8.3 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Coptic Period
Accession Number:
53771.29
Acquisition Date:
1931-09-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Gustave Brenner

Leaf-shaped unit that contains a putto holding a shield (?) in his left hand and a sword (?) in his right. Fragment probably from a garment; linen tunic or cloak.

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