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Ground: closely-woven cream linen cloth; stained, holes. Sewed together in center. Design: 2 tapestry bands of pale-yellow, pink, blue, blue-green and black silk and cream linen. Row of tiny black and white rondels and blue or green dots on central pale-yellow band ( .015 wide). Above and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Fatimid period, first half of the 12th century


Height x width (a): 4 15/16 x 11 in. (12.5 x 28 cm) Height x width (b): 3 7/8 x 10 5/8 in. (9.8 x 27 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts