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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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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Eastern Mediterranean, 14th century


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

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Medium or Technique

Compound woven silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts