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Inscription in Arabic and design to give the effect of letters, in dark blue on a light tan ground. "Al-Fatiha" = the beginning or opening. Translated by I. E. Ul Khouri. This piece is very old and fine, but was in all probability made by a European, who did not understand Arabic and who...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, 18th century

Dimensions

52 x 82 cm (20 1/2 x 32 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.835

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles