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Fragment of a garment

Egyptian
Late 12th century


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 24 cm (2 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.373

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: cream linen cloth (at top of piece). Design: top of red and yellow silk tapestry band. Guilloche enclosing rabbit on red ovals. Above is line of debased Naskh writing (.015 high) in red on yellow. Stained at left. Inscription (very debased): “Victory from God” (repeated). See note on 15.764.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection