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Linen cloth ground has been cut away leaving decorative silk tapestry band in excellent condition. Design: on blue ground are two lines (addorsed) of formal Kufic (.02 high) with tall final letters; (cream and brown) embellished with narrow stems of cream and red. Inscription: "(In the name...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Saracenic), 11th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 1 9/16 x 8 7/16 in. (3.9 x 21.5 cm)

Accession Number

15.1304

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles