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Red silk ground with a design, repeated in a vertical row, of a conventional flowering plant, woven with cream-colored silk, and a little green silk. Two small birds, woven with cream-colored silk, stand on the petals of the flower, and two larger birds woven with green silk, on the lower...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 6th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

13 x 44 cm (5 1/8 x 17 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .44 x .13

Accession Number

25.196

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles