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Fragment of Scarf or Cover
Object Name: Fragment
Date: 15th century
Geography: Egypt
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Linen, embroidered in silk and metal thread
Dimensions: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 35 3/4 in. (90.8 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1945
Accession Number: 45.102

This artwork is not on display
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Provenance: [ Brummer Gallery, New York, until 1945; sold to MMA]

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