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The ground is a pale neutral shading to neutral pinkish orange. The design of conventional plant forms in a diamond lattice is woven with black silk. Similar pieces of illustrates in Lessing, Geneskesammlung des des Koniglichen Kunstgewerke-Museums zu Berlin Vol. 1, plate 5.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), 6th–8th century A.D.

Accession Number

25.159

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles