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Ground: entirely cut away; cream linen sewed to top and bottom of piece. Warps: cream and blue linen, arranged in stripes. Design: tapestry band of pink, yellow, black and blue silk and cream linen; woven with long slits. Imitation Kufic inscription of red silk; tails of letters form a narrow...

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Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian, early 12th century

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 18 cm (6 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.679

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles