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Undyed, loose tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with dark blue silks in herringbone stitch. Wide band showing upright and inverse fleurs-de-lis flanked by narrow bands showing upright and inverse chevrons. Soiled, incrustations; holes, ragged edges.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 13th–16th century

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

25 x 6.5 cm (9 13/16 x 2 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.06 x 0.25 m

Accession Number

48.1079

Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidered with silk yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles