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Light tan colored silk ground, on this are narrow black stripes and wider gray-blue stripes. The latter are divided into sections and detailed with various geometrical motives of the same color as the ground. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Eastern Mediterranean, 8th century or later

Dimensions

9 x 39 cm (3 9/16 x 15 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .39 x .09

Accession Number

15.1125

Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound weaving: silk yarn

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles