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Tapestry

White linen warp with a wide silk tapestry stripe woven into it, design consists of a row of hexagons enclosing birds (?) and trees consisting of triangles connected by narrow bars. Some of the hexagons are filled with small triangles. Woven with red, brown and yellow silk and white linen. ...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Islamic), Fatimid (?), Probably 9th–11th century

Accession Number

15.435

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles