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Two fragments, made of two narrow bands, seamed

Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with blue, brown and pink silks in tight, square, double-faced stitch. Shows bands of alternating pink and blue upright and inverse triangles flanked by narrow borders showing thin undulating ribbon. Part of selvedge at one end of each band. ...

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Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 13th–16th century

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

48.1057

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles