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Textile Fragment, 6th century

  • Coptic, Egyptian

Linen and wool

  • Overall: 5 11/16 × 6 11/16 inches (14.5 × 17 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

(Dr. Phyllis Ackerman, New York, New York, USA)

1929-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Coptic, Egyptian, Textile Fragment, 6th century, linen and wool. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 30.259.1.