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Ground: glazed cream linen cloth; small holes. Plain selvedge at right. Design: tapestry band. Imitation Kufic inscription: red tails of letters form narrow border (.005 wide). Blue silk shafts of tall letters (.025 high) divide band into compartments, each filled with pairs of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, Fatimid period, second half of 11th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 3 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (9.5 x 18.4 cm)

Accession Number

15.440

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles