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Fragment of a garment

Egyptian
Late 12th century


Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 22.5 cm (9 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.367

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: coarse cream glazed linen cloth; pieced horizontally through center. Design: 2 tapestry bands (.045 to .055 wide) of pink and black silk and cream linen. Connected pink ovals (edged heavily with black) contain crude affronted cream birds. Above and below is a line of cream imitation Kufic (.01 high) on pink ground. Narrow black stripe on outside. Brittle; broken at top left.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection