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Textile fragment

Fragment of silk damask, found in Egypt. The ground is of blue with a design of squares and circles enclosing single open flowers and small flowers and balls, connecting the corners of the squares woven with white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Probably 11th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts