Cloth fragment

Egyptian (Islamic)
Fatimid (?)
10th-12th century A.D. (?)


Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 51 cm (10 5/8 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.436

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Thin neutral yellow linen decorated with narrow stripes of tapestry with scroll and vine designs woven with blue, green and neutral yellow silk on a black ground; between the stripes are powdered heart-shaped motifs. Worn and full of holes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection