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Fragment of a garment

Ground: cream cloth with linen warps and silk wefts. Design: tapestry band with a row of cream rabbits with dark brown outlines, separated by yellow angular medallions on a red ground; a floral motif is at the left end. At the top and bottom is a row of cream and dark brown dots forming a narrow...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 8th–9th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts