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Fragment of a garment

Ground: cream linen cloth (at top of piece). Design: top of red and yellow silk tapestry band. Guilloche enclosing rabbit on red ovals. Above is line of debased Naskh writing (.015 high) in red on yellow. Stained at left. Inscription (very debased): "Victory from God" (repeated). See note...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Late 12th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts