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Linen square

Linen square, hemmed on all sides. Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with violet-brown and yellow-brown silk in long flat stitches resembling inlaid weaving. Four narrow bands, one parallel to each side, with feathery edges and a looping, meandering line down center. Direction of...

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Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 13th–16th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

48.1052

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles