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Ground: fine cream linen cloth. Sewed at sides and bottom to coarser linen cloth. Design: silk tapestry of red, yellow, light-blue, dark-blue and green on the ground material. Series of bands with connected ovals contain yellow or red rabbit on blue rondel or red star. Bands are separated by...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Saracenic), probably 10th–11th century


Height x width: 8 1/4 x 4 1/8 in. (21 x 10.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; light, neutral, yellow linen


Textiles and Fashion Arts