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Ground: cream linen gauze (in cloth weave); finer cloth sewed to top and bottom of piece. Design: 5 tapestry bands (of red, blue, light-yellow, and black silk and cream linen) separated by the ground material. Central band (.05 wide) irregular blue and pink ovals on yellow ground. Above and...

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Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian, first half of 12th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 3/4 x 12 5/8 in. (22.3 x 32 cm)

Accession Number

30.681

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles