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Fragment of a garment

Ground: gray-green linen. Design: two silk tapestry bands (.01 apart), each with a row of small alternating red and blue medallions (.01 high) framed with the constrasting color. Interstices filled with black scrolls on green ground. At top and bottom (addorsed) of upper band is formal Kufic...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Early 12th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts