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Ground: gray-green linen gauze (in cloth weave); mostly rotted away. Design: tapestry band; guilloche of cream linen and black silk (on yellow silk ground) framing yellow silk quatrefoils on green, red, or blue silk ground. Above and below (addorsed) is a simple Kufic inscription (.01 high) in...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), 4th–7th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 16 5/16 in. (13.9 x 41.4 cm)

Accession Number

01.5908

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles