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Weaving (weft twill)

The design shows Syrian or Persian influence. The ground was dark red satin, the design of intersecting, undulating lines forming diamonds, in the middle of which are medallions with birds face to face and back to back, is woven with deep cream colored silk. Very ragged. Similar to 07.641 and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian or Syrian, 6th–7th century A.D.

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Textiles and Fashion Arts