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Tapestry band

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Ground: natural-colored linen cloth; plain selvedge at the right. Stained; small holes. Design: tapestry band in pale yellow, red, blue, green, and brown silk and natural-colored linen. Red band with a pair of affronted elephants (one blue and one yellow); seperated by a yellow triangular...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Islamic), Early Islamic, 8th-9th century A.D. (?)


Height x width: 6 11/16 x 8 1/16 in. (17 x 20.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts