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Two Border Fragments

A work made of silk, weft-float faced twill weave of three-color complementary weft and inner warps.
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  • A work made of silk, weft-float faced twill weave of three-color complementary weft and inner warps.

Date:

Roman period (30 B.C.– 641 A.D.), 5th/6th century

Artist:

Egypt, Akhmin

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Two Border Fragments

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

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Made 401 CE–600 CE

Medium

Silk, weft-float faced twill weave of three-color complementary weft and inner warps

Dimensions

a: 26.5 × 10.7 cm (10 1/8 × 4 1/4 in.); b: 22.8 × 10.7 cm (9 × 4 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1984.528a-b

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