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Fragment of embroidery

Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with red, yellow, orange, green and brown (faded from black?) wools in closely packed stem (?) stitches. Shows parts of two birds on green ground. Holes. Wools gone in places

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 8th–10th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

48.1062

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles