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Fragment of a garment

Ground: entirely cut away. Warps: cream cotton. Design: tapestry band of pink, blue-green, yellow and black silk and cream linen. At top: disconnected pink ovals with cream rabbit. Blue-green geometric forms in interstices. Below is running leafy vine of cream on black. At bottom is imitation...

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Credit Line

Gift of H. A. Elsberg

Egyptian (Arabic), second half of 11th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, linen and Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts