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Fragment of a garment

Ground: coarse cream linen cloth; broken. many holes. At left is plain selvedge. Design: 2 crude tapestry bands. Pattern in cream linen on black silk with occasional touches of pink or light-green silk. Connected rondels contain rabbits. Square dot in interstices. Above and below is line...

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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