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Ground: glazed cream linen cloth; stained; small holes. Design: tapestry band. Imitation Kufic inscription of red silk; tails of letters form narrow border (.008 wide) on blue silk ground. Shafts of tall letters (.013 high) divide band into compartments, each containing a scroll pattern of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Saracenic, probably 9th–11th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/4 x 11 5/8 in. (13.4 x 29.5 cm)

Accession Number

15.371

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles