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Fragment

Ground: coarse linen. Design: band of ornamental Kufic letters worked in blue linen. This looks like weaving, and may be weaving and not needlework.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian, 11th–12th century

Accession Number

30.705

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles