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Fragment of a garment

Ground: cream linen gauze (in cloth weave). Design: red, yellow, and blue silk tapestry. Band (.08 wide) of guilloche enclosing yellow rabbit on red oval and affronted birds in blue silk or cream linen on yellow oval. Above and below is line of debased Naskh writing (.01 high) in red on yellow....

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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