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Ground: cream linen gauze, in cloth weave. Torn, stained, and full of holes. Plain selvedge at right. Design: silk tapestry band. Stylized Kufic inscription (.02 high) with triangular tops to the tall letters; in light green, cream and yellow on darker cream ground. Inscription: "Praise be...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Saracenic & Coptic,


Overall: 16 x 68 cm (6 5/16 x 26 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts