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Fragment of a garment

Ground: entirely perished. Cream linen cloth is sewed to right of piece. Warps: cream linen. Design: red and yellow silk tapestry. Series of broad bands (.1 to .11 wide) with guilloche enclosing rabbit or duck on red ovals. Bands are separated, in center, by rows of debased Kufic (.02...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Late 12th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts