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Fragment of a garment

Ground: cream linen cloth, mostly cut away. Design: tapestry band. Imitation Kufic inscription of cream linen; tails of letters form narrow border (.005 wide) on pink silk ground. Shafts of tall letters (.02 high) (decorated with tiny rondels containing rabbits) divide band into 3 compartments,...

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Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian, second half of 11th century

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Medium or Technique

Tapestry, cloth


Textiles and Fashion Arts