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Tunic or Shawl Ornament

Tunic or Shawl Ornament


Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave, slit-tapestry weave

Overall: 24.5 x 22.9 cm (9 5/8 x 9 in.); Mounted: 32.1 x 29.5 x 2.5 cm (12 5/8 x 11 5/8 x 1 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1982.274


This oval originally belonged to a matched set that would have decorated either a unisex tunic or shawl. The fragment features a distinctive semi-abstract style of figural representation.

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