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Ground: cream glazed linen cloth; stained small holes. Plain selvedge at right. Design: tapestry band. Imitation Kufic inscription of blue silk: tails of letters form narrow border (.008 wide) on pink silk ground. Shafts of tall letters (.015 high) divide band into compartments, each...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, second half of 11th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 3 5/8 x 11 7/16 in. (9.2 x 29 cm)

Accession Number

15.376

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles