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Warp of natural-colored linen, cut away at the top. Design: tapestry band of pink, yellow, blue-green and dark brown silk and natural-colored linen; woven with long slits. Connected ovals (.045 to .05 high) contain (alternately) yellow birds on a dark brown ground or an animal woven with...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egypt (Islamic), Fatimid, mid-11th century


Overall: 17 x 54 cm (6 11/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk, tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts