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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
6th–7th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool; Slit- And Dovetailed-tapestry Weave With Eccentric Wefts
Dimensions:
8.9 x 24.1 cm (3 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Coptic Period
Accession Number:
X1989.64
Acquisition Date:
1901-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum collection

Exhibition History:

DeYoung, 1979 during King Tutankhamun
From the Exotic to the Mystical: Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection, deY, 5/4 - 8/4/2013

Fragment of a garment, probably part of a clavus. Two swimming nereids; plants, a bird and an animal fill the area between the them.

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