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Fragments

Persian influence and Egyptian
9th–10th century and 3rd–7th century


Dimensions

Overall (a): 28 x 15 cm (11 x 5 7/8 in.) Overall (b): 14.2 x 27.3cm (5 9/16 x 10 3/4in.)

Accession Number

96.143a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Persian influence. Warp of white wool; ground of red wool; the design of birds standing on the backs of rabbits is of yellow wool, on each side of it is a row of pointed trees in pots woven with yellow and green wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection