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Ground: cream linen cloth. At top is fringe (.01 wide). Near top are two stripes (ea. .01 wide) of unwoven warps. Design: two bands of red and yellow silk tapestry. Lower band is a guilloche (.025 wide) containing conventional birds; narrow border at top and bottom. Upper band is a line of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Saracenic, 11th century(?)

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 22.5 cm (7 5/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.760

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles