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Fragment of a garment

Ground: cream linen cloth, almost entirely cut away at top and bottom. Very ragged in center. Design: two silk tapestry bands of red, yellow, light blue, and black. Upper band (.1 wide); guilloche of yellow and black enclosing conventional rabbits and ducks on red ground. Above and below is...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, mid-12th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts