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Ground: cream linen cloth, mostly perished. Design: red and yellow silk tapestry. Series of broad bands (.08 to .1 wide) with guilloche enclosing rabbit on red ovals or pair affronted ducks on yellow ovals. Bands are separated by lines of debased Naskh writing. (.015 to .02 high) in red on...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Late 12th century


Overall: 68 x 44 cm (26 3/4 x 17 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts