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Ground: entirely perished. Cream linen cloth sewed to each side of piece. Warps cream linen. Design: red and yellow silk tapestry. Series of broad bands (.06 to .11) with guilloche enclosing rabbit or affronted birds on red oval. Bands are separated by lines of debased Naskh writing (.02 high)...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

late 12th century

Dimensions

Overall: 66 x 46 cm (26 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

07.466

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles