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Fragment of a garment

Ground: coarse cream linen cloth; stained holes; cut away at top. At bottom is stripe woven with alternate brown and cream wefts. At right is brown linen selvedge (.008 wide). Design: two silk tapestry bands. Upper band (.045 wide); guilloche of red and yellow enclosing yellow and green...

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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