Fragment of a garment
first half of 10th century A.D.
Overall: 6.5 x 9.5 cm (2 9/16 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and silk; embroidery
Not On View
Ground: glazed cotton cloth, very stained and cracked. Design: a Kufic inscription (.03 high) with elongated stems is embroidered in split-stitch with dark blue silk. Inscription: “..(blessing from) God and prosperity and glory be to (caliph)…”. See note.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection