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Ancient Art

Fragments of Felt

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Felt

warp by weft: 23 × 9.5 cm (9 1/16 × 3 3/4 in.) warp by weft: 9 × 20.5 cm (3 9/16 × 8 1/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1929.483a-b
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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