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Undyed tabby-woven linen ground embroidered with two shades of blue silk in double running and stem stitches. Pair of parallel narrow bands containing rows of lozenges enclosing single quatrefoil rosettes. Stained, soiled; holes. Seam partially ripped.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 13th–16th century

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

16.5 x 22 cm (6 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.22 x 0.165 m

Accession Number

48.1056

Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidered with silk yarn

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles