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Part of a band

Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with dark blue silk in straight, flat stitch resembling weaving. Shows band of alternating short and long hexagons containing conventionalized rosettes or pairs of leaves arranged in ogee curves; feathery edges flank central band. Soiled.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 13th–16th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

48.1054

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles