Fragment of a garment
Overall: 8.5 x 6 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk plain weave, embroidered
Not On View
Ground: glazed linen cloth, stained and in cracked. Design: Kufic inscription (.03 high) with elongated stems is embroidered in split stitch with pinkish red silk. Inscription: “…to the caliph Abu Ja’far el….”. See note.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection