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Three wide stripes separated and edged by narrow stripes. The grounds of the main bands were originally yellowish white silk, but most of the white silk has worn off leaving the red silk warp and weft exposed. The design consists of red and yellow lines forming diamonds with hexagons in them...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Eastern Mediterranean, 14th century

Dimensions

14 x 17 cm (5 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .17 x .14

Accession Number

15.387

Medium or Technique

Compound woven silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles