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Sword Bearer Blazon Fragment
Date: 14th century
Geography: Egypt
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Wool
Dimensions: H. 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm) W. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1972
Accession Number: 1972.120.7
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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