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Fragment of a garment

Ground: cream linen cloth, mostly perished at top. Design: tapestry band. Imitation Kufic inscription of cream linen on blue silk ground; decorated with palmettes of cream linen touched with red silk. Large hole in center.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian, second half of 11th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts