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Ground: cream linen cloth; stained and worn at edges; several holes. At top are narrow green silk stripe (mostly perished) and two strips of unwoven warps, probably indicating end of loom-length. Design: Kufic inscription (.115 high) in red silk tapestry. Inscription: "(In the name) of God the...

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Provenance

1934, purchased by the MFA for $295.70 (total price for 34.114-120). (Accession Date: April 5, 1934)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

A.D. 946–69

Dimensions

62 x 96 cm (24 7/16 x 37 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .96 x .62

Accession Number

34.114

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles