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Ground: cream linen cloth; stained and worn at edge. At top is strip of unwoven warps (.025 wide). Design: Kufic inscription (.065 high) in dark-green silk tapestry outlined with yellow. Inscription: "In the name of God the Compassionate the Merciful. El Fadl the Imam el Muti' lillah, Commander...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

A.D. 946–969

Dimensions

49 x 102 cm (19 5/16 x 40 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.02 x .49

Accession Number

31.60

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes