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Ground: glazed linen cloth, stained and with holes. Design: a very small Kufic inscription (.01 high) is embroidered in split-stitch with red silk. Inscription: "In the name of God the Compassionate the Merciful. The benediction of God be upon Muhammad.." See note (Lining to 31.129?).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 10th century

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 19 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

31.247

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes