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Ground: coarse natural linen cloth. At bottom is fringe (.02 wide) near bottom is yellow silk stripe (.015 wide). At right is plain selvedge. Large hole at left and in center. Design: two ornamental tapestry bands (.08 apart). Center band (.02 wide) has stylized birds (addorsed) in blue,...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 12th century


Height x width: 9 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (24.5 x 46 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts