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Fragment of a garment

Ground: cream linen cloth, almost entirely cut away. At left is plain selvedge. Design: tapestry band of pink, green, blue, black, and yellow silk and cream linen. Ovals containing stars(on green or blue ground) and rabbits (on pink ground) are arranged alternately. Interstices filled with...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Late 11th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts