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Tapestry

Ground: blue linen cloth, almost entirely cut away. Design: silk tapestry band. Crude Naskh inscription (.015 high) in yellow on red ground. Above and below is narrow and running scroll (.005 wide) in red on yellow. Worn and frayed. Inscription: undeciphered.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 12th century

Accession Number

30.700

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles