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Ground white glazed cotton cloth, stained and very worn. Design: a Kufic inscription with elongated stems is embroidered in split stitch with brownish silk. Above is a running line of very small Kufic. At left both bands have perished. Inscriptions: (1) .03 high: "(In the name) of God the...

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Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), A.D. 932

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 41.5 cm (7 5/16 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.109

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes