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Ground: glazed cream linen cloth; stained; hole. Design: tapestry band. Imitation Kufic inscription of red silk: tails of letters form narrow border (.005 wide) on blue silk ground. Shafts of tall letters (.01 high) divide band into compartments each containing a blue and red silk triangle and...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 13/16 x 4 5/16 in. (12.3 x 11 cm)

Accession Number

15.383

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles