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Fragment of a Clavus from a Tunic

December 31, 749
Cleveland Art
Art and Calligraphy
Abbasid Caliphate

Fragment of a Clavus from a Tunic



Fragment of a Clavus from a Tunic 700s - 800s Egypt, Abbasid period(?), 8th - 9th century Tapestry (originally inwoven in tabby ground); linen and wool Overall: 16.3 x 33.7 cm (6 7/16 x 13 1/4 in.) Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1982.86 PROVENANCE Mrs. Paul Mallon, Paris. EXHIBITION HISTORY The Year in Review for 1982. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (January 5-February 6, 1983).

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