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Seal bag

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Seal bag of silk patterned with kufic script in cream-colored silk outlined with red; the ground is patterned with gold-metallic yarn (gilt-skin wound on yellow silk) and small amounts of red and blue silk; fringe at bottom of red silk; draw strings of blue and cream linen braid.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Hispano-Moresque, 13th century

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6.7 x 5.6 cm (2 5/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread; psuedo-lampas; linen braid drawstrings


Textiles and Fashion Arts