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Ancient Art

Fragment of compound twill

5th–6th century A.D.

Wool

3 7/8 × 2 5/16 in. (9.9 × 5.8 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4542
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Syrian
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Bought in Cairo, 1937.

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