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Ground: entirely cut away. Warps: natural colored linen. Design: Tapestry band with pink silk ground; pattern in yellow, black, blue-green and green silk and natural colored linen. The central band (.05 wide) is a guilloche enclosing conventional figures, each with a border of yellow dots on...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Abbasid) or Persian (Merv), mid-10th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 25 cm (3 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.377

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles