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Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with sage green and green-blue silks in herringbone stitch. Pair of parallel bands with saw-tooth borders; lozenges in main field. Broken in two. Stains, holes, silk rotted out in places.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 13th–16th century

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall (a): 34 x 25 cm (13 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.) Overall (b): 17 x 9.5 cm (6 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1077a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidered with silk yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles