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Ground: coarse natural linen cloth. Design: fragment of guilloche (natural linen outlined in black silk, on pink silk ground). Above (mostly perished) and below is bold stylized Kufic inscription (.03 high) (addorsed); in black silk on linen ground; decorated with pink stems. Ragged. Inscription:...

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Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 11th–12th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 11/16 x 3 15/16 in. (17 x 10 cm)

Accession Number

30.689

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles