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Piece of silk

Deep bluish violet and cream white silk of similar design to 15.527. Only part of the floral border of one of the large circles and the hind quarters of a lioness and hind feet of a horse, are left. Sewed to a piece of coarse linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 4th?–7th century

Accession Number

15.525

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles