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Square

Bluish-gray silk ground of diagonal weave; the design of a circle enclosing a symmetrical plant form with large pear-shaped leaves, is woven with cream white silk. The lines of the design are serrated in places. Cut from a larger piece of silk. Like 15.384 in design but not in color.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 6th? century A.D.

Accession Number

15.388

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles