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Fragment of a garment

Ground: entirely perished. At left is brown silk selvedge (.(15 wide). Warps: cream linen. Design: fine red and yellow silk tapestry. Series of broad bands (.07 wide) with guilloche enclosing rabbit on red oval or imitation Kufic word on cream oval. Bands are separated by lines of debased...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Late 12th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts