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Appliqued fragment

Undyed tabby-woven linen (?) ground with applied pattern of same cloth in natural color and pale blue. Shows a spiral design composed of stalks with trefoils at inner end and pointed leaf at outer end. Pale pink strip of cloth used as binding at one place along circumference. Soiled and...

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Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 13th–16th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery and appliquéd


Textiles and Fashion Arts