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Ikat-dyed cotton wig of blue, brown and cream yarns; Arabic in Kufic script, inscription (with ornamental tops to stems) painted in gold with black outline; 2 gold quatrefoils; 1 at right and 1 under center of inscription. Above is small inscription in rough Kufic. Inscriptions: (1) .04 high...

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Ellen Page Hall Fund

Yemeni, 9th–10th century

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41.6 x 59.1 cm (16 3/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, ikat-dyed, ink and gold leaf


Textiles and Fashion Arts