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Costume/fashion: E.3.1890

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Fragment of textile decorated with seasons or erotes with gifts; a band from a garment

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.1 cm
Width: 24.3 cm

Relative size of this object

24.3 cm8.1 cm What does this represent?

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  • Fayum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1890) by Petrie, William Matthew Flinders, Sir


Circa 0300 - Circa 500 0500

Materials used in production

Wool Linen

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.3.1890
Primary reference Number: 70996
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 23 August 2021 Last processed: Monday 23 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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