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Fragment of a garment

Ground: cream linen cloth; stained at left. At right is blue linen selvedge (.007 wide). Near top are several stripes of black silk almost entirely worn away. Design: tapestry band. Debased yellow silk Naskh inscription (.01 high) on black silk ground; decorated with pink silk and cream...

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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