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Tapestry

Ground: entirely cut away. Warps: blue and cream linen (in stripes .01 wide). Design: coarse tapestry band. Crude Naskh inscription (.03 high) in cream linen on red silk ground. Above and below is narrow running scroll (.015 wide) in red on yellow silk. Worn and frayed. Inscription:...

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Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 12th century

Accession Number

30.701

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles