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Textile fragment

Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with bright pink and green-brown silks in long flat stitch resembling weaving. Corner of a field showing conventionalized floral motifs and triangles. Selvedge along one short side. Soiled, stained; a few very small breaks.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 13th–16th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

48.1058

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles