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In two parts, mounted together. Ground: cream linen cloth, almost entirely cut away. Design: silk tapestry band (.05 wide) in blue, green, brown and yellow on cream ground. Irregular ovals, each containing rabbit, bird or conventional figure, are connected with cream dots on black line....

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Abbasid Period, second half of the 10th century

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 46.5 cm (1 15/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.463

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles