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Battle flag

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Said to be part of an Arab battle flag. Three pieces sewed together. Wide blue satin stripes divided by narrower red and green stripes. Design: Arabic letters, woven with white silk, on blue stripes, with Arabesques and floral ornament woven with yellow, red, blue, and cream colored silk on red...

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Credit Line

1931 Purchase Fund

Spanish-Arabic, 14th century

Dimensions

108 x 72.5 cm (42 1/2 x 28 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.638

Medium or Technique

Silk

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles