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Tapestry band

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Ground: natural-colored linen. At the right is a tightly woven selvedge (.005 wide). Design: tapestry band in bright yellow, green, blue, and red silk and natural-colored linen with a row of scalloped medallions (.04 wide) of red, green or blue, each containing a cream, a red or a yellow animal....

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Islamic?), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century


Height x width: 4 13/16 x 14 15/16 in. (12.3 x 38 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts