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Ground: cream colored mulham. Design: conventionalized lion, worked with couched gold threads (metal wound on cream silk), and light green, cream, light blue, and brown silk, in split stitch. Two pieces put together, very brittle, ground cracking. Part of 31.443-444. See note.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

found in Egypt,

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Egypt

Dimensions

11 x 9 cm (4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: (Height of lion .06) .09 x .11

Accession Number

31.445

Medium or Technique

Silk

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Textiles