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Tapestry

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 20 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (52 x 47 cm)

Accession Number

15.700

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design shows Byzantine influence. Natural colored linen, on which are embroidered two borders, and a star-like form. The embroidery is worked with two shades of blue and white silk, and with laid-work, line-stitch and gold work.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection