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Ground: entirely perished; cream glazed linen cloth sewed to bottom of piece. Warps: cream linen. Design: silk tapestry in red, yellow and black silk and cream linen; woven with long slits. Series of bands, each with a yellow imitation Kufic inscription. Tails of letters form narrow border (.01...

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Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 12th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts