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Tapestry panel: Head of a woman

Found in Egypt, design reflects late Hellenistic style. Rectangular panel (fragmentary): head of a woman. Warp: (crossing panel horizontally) pale neutral yellow wool (S twist) 8-9 to cm. Weft: polychrome wool (S twist). Design: on bluish-green ground, head of a woman in profile against...

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Provenance

Found in Egypt

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Found in Egypt, Late Hellinistic, 3rd century(?)

Object Place

Egypt ?

Accession Number

53.20

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles