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Horizontal tapestry strip of complete width and cut at top and bottom. Originally from same hanging as 66.377. Weft: wool, S-spun, unplied except for areas where 2 colors plied together for mottled effect (e.g., duck at right); warp: linen, S-spun, unplied, 2 or 3 strands together. Polychrome...

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Provenance

1966, Antiken Heinz Herzer, Munich; 1966, sold by Herzer to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 1, 1966)

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Eastern Mediterranean (probably Egyptian), Late Hellenistic Period, probably 4th century

Object Place

Mediterranean (Eastern)

Dimensions

12.3 x 90.1 cm (4 13/16 x 35 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.378

Medium or Technique

Tapestry-woven; linen and wool yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles