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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

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Date: probably second half 13th century
Geography: Egypt
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Linen and silk Dimensions: H. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) W. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1972
Accession Number: 1972.120.5
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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