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Ground: coarse cream linen cloth. Design: silk tapestry band. Central strip of yellow with disconnected ovals edged with blue. Fine stripe of green above and below. At top and bottom is line of debased Naskh (.005 high) (addorsed) in yellow on blue. Inscription: "Victory from God"...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Saracenic), about 9th–11th century

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 22 cm (4 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.378

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles