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Ground: cream linen cloth; very ragged and torn. At both sides is black silk selvedge (.007 wide). Design: bands of silk tapestry separated by strips of the ground material. Guilloche of yellow, black, and red (.03 to .035 wide) decorated with conventional rabbits. At top and bottom of each...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Saracenic, 10th–11th century

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 50 cm (18 1/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.602

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles