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Tapestry fragment

Warp: light blue linen; an L-shaped fragment with a design of jar-like motifs and a middle band enclosing oval-shaped designs; woven with natural-colored and blue linen, neutral yellow and dark brown silk; ground on two sides of the fragment is of orange and pinkish violet silk. Probably part of...

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Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian (Islamic), Fatimid, mid-11th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts