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Ground: heavy ribbed cream linen cloth; mostly cut away; at top is sewed heavy grayish-green linen cloth. Design: tapestry band, woven on paired warps. Line of floral Kufic (.03 high) in white linen filled with red and black silk on a yellow silk ground (which has mostly perished). Above and...

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Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 11th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 15/16 x 8 1/16 in. (12.5 x 20.5 cm)

Accession Number

30.696

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles