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Ground: glazed cream linen cloth; stained; small holes. Design: tapestry band. Imitation Kufic inscription of blue silk; tails of letters form narrow border (.003 wide) on cream linen and red silk ground. Shafts of tall letters (.02 high) divide band into compartments each containing four tiny...

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Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Egyptian, second half of 11th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. (17.1 x 26.3 cm)

Accession Number

32.117

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles