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Provenance

Purchased in Cairo, Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith (b. 1863 - d. 1950) for the MFA for $500 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: January 21, 1932) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 32.28 - 32.33 were acquired for this amount.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 10th–11th century

Accession Number

32.33

Medium or Technique

Tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles