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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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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Saracenic, 11th century(?)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

07.318

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles