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Warp of light blue linen, fragment is almost entirely cut away. Design of a pair of affronted animals (.04 high) inside an oval medallion, woven with natural-colored linen, dark brown and yellow silk on a ground of red silk; oval is edged with natural-colored linen dots on a narrow dark brown...

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Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian (Islamic), Fatimid, mid-11th century


Overall: 5.3 x 9.5 cm (2 1/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts