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Fragment of a garment

Ground: coarse cream glazed linen cloth; pieced horizontally through center. Design: 2 tapestry bands (.045 to .055 wide) of pink and black silk and cream linen. Connected pink ovals (edged heavily with black) contain crude affronted cream birds. Above and below is a line of cream imitation...

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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