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Thin neutral yellow linen decorated with narrow stripes of tapestry with scroll and vine designs woven with blue, green and neutral yellow silk on a black ground; between the stripes are powdered heart-shaped motifs. Worn and full of holes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Islamic), Fatimid (?), 10th-12th century A.D. (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 50 cm (10 5/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.436

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles