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Appliqued fragment

Egyptian (Arabic)
13th–16th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter 18.5cm (7 5/16in.)

Accession Number

48.1076

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery and appliquéd

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed tabby-woven linen (?) ground with applied pattern of same cloth in natural color and pale blue. Shows a spiral design composed of stalks with trefoils at inner end and pointed leaf at outer end. Pale pink strip of cloth used as binding at one place along circumference. Soiled and stained; small hole; frayed.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund