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Fragment of a garment

Egyptian
second half of 11th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 3 5/16 x 6 5/16 in. (8.4 x 16 cm)

Accession Number

30.703

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: cream linen cloth, mostly perished at top. Design: tapestry band. Imitation Kufic inscription of cream linen on blue silk ground; decorated with palmettes of cream linen touched with red silk. Large hole in center.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund