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Fragment of tapestry borders

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Ground: cream linen cloth, sewed to bottom and left of piece. Warps: cream linen. Design: red and yellow silk tapestry. Series of bands (.03 to .06 wide) with guilloche enclosing rabbit, bird, or pair of conventional ducks on red ovals. Bands are separated by lines of debased Naskh...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Saracenic, 11th century(?)


Height x width: 8 1/4 x 10 5/8 in. (21 x 27 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts